PM to address at World Govt Summit in Dubai on Sunday

PM Pm imran Khan Imran Khan prime minister Mohmand Bajaur
08 Feb, 2019 12:00 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the government representatives at the World Government Summit scheduled to be held in Dubai on Sunday.

In his statement, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his key note address at the Summit, will highlight his vision for a strong and prosperous Pakistan. He will encourage investment in different sectors of Pakistan economy.

He said the prime minister’s participation will underscore Pakistan’s strong interest in the knowledge economy, artificial intelligence, green development and the importance of innovation for growth.

During his day-long visit to the country Prime Minister will also meet the UAE leadership.

Earlier today, PM regretted that PPP leader Mian Raza Rabbani and PML (N) leader Mushahid Ullah Khan are illegally occupying the Ministers enclave during the federal cabinet meeting.

The meeting was chaired by PM Imran Khan to discuss 21-point agenda on Thursday. Briefing the journalists about the decisions taken by the cabinet, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary said that the prime minister gave directions to get vacated the government residences and hostels vacated from the occupants which are not entitled to it.

Mobile application to be developed for consumers

He also said a mobile application will also be developed which will provide an opportunity to the consumers to check the prices of essential commodities in the country in order to discourage overcharging.

Inflation increased 1.8 per cent in first six month of PTI

Fawad Chaidhry said that the statistics division gave a presentation to the cabinet on the trend in the prices of essential commodities. He pointed out that the inflation increased by five point eight percent in the first six months of PML-N government whilst it grew by only one point four per cent in the first six months of PTI government.

The information minister said that prices of green pepper, Channa, garlic, onion, pulses, eggs, cabbage and petrol have witnessed a decline.

PM assures to encourage overseas to come to Pakistan

However, Fawad stressed that the overseas Pakistanis are an asset and contributing to the economy by sending remittances worth billions of dollars. He said the government will encourage the overseas Pakistanis to come to Pakistan and serve the country and its masses.

The information minister said a committee headed by Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar has been constituted to oversee the development of infrastructure related to Kartarpur corridor. He said the Sikh community across the world are expressing great interest to make investments in Kartarpur corridor related projects such as construction of hotels and other facilities.


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