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Overseas Pakistani Are Asset of The Country: PM Imran

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Overseas Pakistani Are Asset of The Country: PM Imran  

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister said on Thursday that overseas Pakistanis are an asset of the country.

He said the government wants to provide every possible facility to the overseas Pakistanis to send their incomes to their relatives in Pakistan through legal channels so that the country’s economy gets strengthened.

Chairing a meeting of the government’s economic team in Islamabad on Thursday, he said not only forty industries are linked to the construction sector but the promotion of this sector will create numerous job opportunities for the youth.

The Prime Minister also formed a committee to finalize proposals for the promotion of remittances and facilitation of overseas Pakistanis. The committee consisting of Advisor on Finance Hafeez Sheikh, Special Assistant Zulfikar Bukhari, former Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen, the foreign secretary and representatives of the State Bank, will prepare recommendations on the basis of these proposals.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to ensure resolution of fair issues of builders and constructors on a priority basis.

Chairing a meeting of the government’s economic team in Islamabad on Thursday, he said not only forty industries are linked to the construction sector but the promotion of this sector will create numerous job opportunities for the youth.

The Prime Minister said the removal of hurdles in the way of promotion of the construction sector is among top priorities of the government.

He also directed to accelerate the process of utilizing government lands for Naya Pakistan Housing project.

The meeting also discussed proposals to increase remittances and offer incentives to overseas Pakistanis who send money to their relatives in the country.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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