ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is focusing on capacity-building of institutions and implementing the policy of ‘right man for the right job’ as its priorities after coming to power in 2018 elections, said Spokesperson to the Government on Energy and Economic Affairs Dr Farrukh Saleem while talking to a private news channel.
Commenting on PTI government’s economic policies, he said that we are bringing reforms in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), besides empowering the institutions for eliminating corruption. He said that after announcing the 100-day plan, the PTI leadership and its team had started taking concrete measures for accelerating exports, remittances, besides removing the trust deficit of the market.
The world famous companies had shown confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and contemplating to invest in Pakistan in various sectors and the trend of the market would be changed in coming days, he assured. Responding to a question, he said that remittances and exports had been increased during the last four months, while current deficit and trade deficit were moving down due to economic policies and special focus of the government.
To a question about currency devaluation, he said that former finance minister Ishaq Dar was responsible for this issue. He, however, said that the present government was determined to strengthen every institution so that challenges being faced on various sectors could be tackled in a befitting manner.
Dr Farrukh said that stock market would have positive indicators shortly. He said that car manufacturing companies, beverage companies, German and French companies are keen to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan and for this representative of these companies would be visiting soon to benefit the conducive investment environment of Pakistan.