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PM Imran directs to speed up legislation in the public interest


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that theprocess of legislation in the public interest should be expedited in thenew parliamentary year.
According to details, a meeting was held between Prime Minister ImranKhan, President Dr Arif Alvi, Chairman Senate and Speaker NationalAssembly Asad Qaiser, during which the political situation in thecountry and the new parliamentary year were discussed.
The Prime Minister said that we want effective legislation that directlybenefits the people.
Imran Khan appreciated the address of President Dr Arif Alvi to theParliament’s joint sessionMonday.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government has been vigorously pursuing the ease of doing business policy.
Talking to a delegation of heads of Chinese companies on Monday, the prime minister said that incentives are being provided to investors and procedures are being made easy.
The prime minister assured the delegation that he himself would chair the review meeting every month to address their issues on priority basis. He said that Pakistan can learn a lot from China about industrial development. He said the Chinese investment will create employment opportunities in Pakistan and the human resource would get skills.
The prime minister said that Pakistan has immense potential for growth of small and medium enterprises in which the Chinese companies can play an important role. He emphasised on focusing on agriculture, fisheries, vegetables and fruits, information technology and small industries. He said the government will fully facilitate investors.
The delegation appreciated the investor-friendly policies of the government of Pakistan and expressed keen interest in investing in the country.
China’s Ambassador Nong Rong, Energy Minister Hammad Azhar, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, Minister for Planning Asad Umer, and Adviser to the PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Special Assistant CPEC Khalid Mansoor and senior officials were also present in the meeting.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated the Ministry for Interior’s role in evacuating thousands of foreign nationals from Kabul after the Taliban took over the country on August 15.
The prime minister expressed this during a meeting with Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad who called on him on Monday.
The federal minister provided briefings to the prime minister on overall law and order in the country, Islamabad’s security situation, Rescue 1122 services, and the facilitation cell. They also exchanged views on the country’s border management.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Senator Dr Sania Nishtar also called on the prime minister and briefed him about Panahgahs and the progress made on other projects under the Ehsaas Programme. -NNI’ TLTP