Prime Minister Shahid Abbasi says democracy strengthening in Pakistan

25 Jan, 2018 11:13 pm

DEVOS (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that they are working for the future of the nation.

Addressing a press conference in Devos on Thursday, he said that democracy is strengthening in Pakistan.

“The World Economic Forum is an important source to promote public links. We are developing a source of links among countries through CPEC,” he said.

Earlier, he attended a breakfast meeting arranged by the Pathfinder Group in Davos.

The meeting was also attended by Pakistani businessmen, media representatives, friends of Pakistan from several nations.

The prime minister stated that Pakistan is privileged to be part of the visionary Chinese leaderships’ “Belt and Road Initiative”.

“CPEC will provide dividends for centuries to come in the shape of employment generation, industrial growth and connectivity. Consolidation of democracy in Pakistan is a positive indicator and all institutions should work hand-in hand for development and stability of Pakistan,” he said.

The PM stated that the PML-N government, on assuming power, was faced with major challenges of law and order, terrorism, energy shortage and an under-performing economy.


Elaborating the successes achieved in eliminating terrorism, the PM said that Pakistan has fought the war against terrorism from its own resources with a heavy toll on human lives and substantial loss to the economy.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Chairman of the World Economic Forum in a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the WEF Annual Meeting 2018.

SAPM Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui was also present.

He also called on Prof Klaus Schwab, Founder and Chairman of the World Economic Forum in a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the WEF Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos. Prof Schwab held discussion with the Prime Minister regarding Pakistan’s economy and the Prime Minister was pleased to share that Pakistan’s economic growth will reach 6% this year Inshallah.

Speaking on the occasion, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said that the US is watching its relations with Pakistan in comparison with Afghanistan.

“The international community will have to pay attention to the problems of Kashmir, Palestine and Rohingya Muslims,” he said.




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