Economy In Progress

Make Pakistan Business Friendly

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf promised in their 100 days agenda:

Build the “Council of Business Leaders” chaired by the PM to improve “Doing Business” in Pakistan, to attract investment, encourage participation of overseas Pakistanis and grow exports and bring the country within the top 100 in Doing Business rankings in 5 years from the current position of 147th.

You can read these promises in the 100 Days agenda document released by PTI available HERE in English and HERE in Urdu.

Below are the actions by Imran Khan and his Governance as a step towards fulfilling this promise:

Update 1:

The government constituted a 22-member Council of Business Leaders on Thursday aimed at getting input from the private sector to boost exports and create jobs. Prime Minister Imran Khan will be the chairman of the council which will have representation from leading sectors of the economy, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce. The maximum representation has been given to the textile sector. Some of the council members were also in a similar committee that the previous government had set up.

Covered on Tribune:

Update 2:

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday constituted an 18-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC).

Out of these 18 members 7 belong to government while 11 are from the private sector.

Covered on Dawn: