Govt pursuing a comprehensive reforms agenda, besides successfully delivering on the major challenges of terrorism, economy and power shortages
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said his government has achieved economic stability and turned around the economy in a short span of three years.
He was talking to the Group CEO of VimpelCom Jean Charlie here on the sidelines of the 47th World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting. The Prime Minister said his government pursuing a comprehensive reforms agenda, besides successfully delivering on the major challenges of terrorism, economy and power shortages.
Jean Charlie said he was seeking public private partnership for working with the government on education and skills development programs. He said his company was planning to launch new products in Pakistan as the country has come to the forefront as the largest emerging market. He lauded the investment environment in the country and said it was very attractive for foreign investors.
Swiss companies willing to work in Pakistan: Leuthard
Swiss President Doris Leuthard has said Pakistan has made great progress in economy despite different challenges faced by it. Talking to Sharif in Davos on Wednesday the Swiss president said Pakistan is progressing on the right track and we appreciate its economic roadmap. She also appreciated the PM’s efforts towards promoting stability in Pakistan and the regno.
She said that Swiss companies are more than willing to work in Pakistan in such a positive and enabling environment. She said we are very keen to work with Pakistan in different hydropower projects.
The Swiss President said Pakistan has played a great role by giving refuge to three million Afghan refugees on its soil and hoped it will continue to play its role in promoting good relations with Afghanistan.
P&G appreciates conducive investment environment in Pakistan
The Chief Executive Officer of Procter and Gamble Wednesday appreciated the conducive business environment in Pakistan and credited the government for improved economy.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif while talking to the CEO of Procter and Gamble David Taylor said the Pakistan of today was totally different from the one in past and was an attractive place for business from around the world.
The Prime Minister met the CEO here on the sidelines of the 47th World Economic Forum.
David Taylor said he was very optimist about the country’s economy and was appreciative of Prime Minister’s personal interest in the improvement of the business environment in the country.
He said there was a lot of conducive environment for the business sector and it was more attractive for foreign investors. He said his company was providing best quality products for its local consumers.
PM Nawaz holds a series of meetings with heads of various corporations
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday held a series of back to back meetings with the heads of various corporations and urged them to expand their operations in the country.
The Prime Minister had a separate meeting with Group Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Jose Vinal here on the sidelines of the 47th World Economic Forum.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan has made a remarkable recovery and all its economic indicators were positive.
The CEO said Pakistan was an important partner of Standard Chartered Bank and said they were working with Chinese banks on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said his bank was also working on the improvement of the Small and Medium Enterprises.
Jose said the profile of Pakistan has gone up significantly under his leadership and added the economic matrix was moving in the right direction.