Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has said that the government fully realises its responsibility to attract key industrial projects like shipyard industry as major triggers for further industrial growth. He assured the ministry of defence production of finance ministry’s support to the projects which could help generate economic activity and attract valuable foreign expertise and investments.
The finance minister said this while chairing a meeting regarding proposal for building new shipyards along Pakistan’s coasts at the finance ministry on Thursday.
The finance minister said that the ship building industry had huge potential as they had deep seas shores. He observed in line with the true potential and ideal location, ship building industry could contribute towards their economic development and poverty alleviation. The minister said that during the last eight months, the industrial sector had performed well and it was the vision of the PML (N) leadership to make Pakistan a country which could prosper and develop as per its potential.