LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi said on Friday that the government is ensuring the “ease of doing business” to attract maximum foreign investment, as the revolution in the industrial sector is vital for the country’s development.
He was addressing the media after inaugurating ‘Challenge Textile Park’ a project started by the Chinese with an investment of around $ 150 million, at Challenge Textile here. He said initiatives such as “Challenge Textile Park” would help attract new investment. Special economic zones are being established, he said. The world is changing and no one can economically isolate a country, he added.
The president said that the relations between Pakistan and China are of paramount importance to bring prosperity to the region. “We invite the Chinese to come here, invest and spread a message around the world about the business opportunities available in Pakistan,” Alvi said.
Pakistan as a brand, he said, is emerging strongly and the government has achieved significant successes in the macro-finance sector, the agricultural sector and the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Punjab Industry and Trade Minister Aslam Iqbal, businessman Qamar Khan Bobi, Chinese Consul General and a large number of Chinese business representatives were present.
Meanwhile, addressing a national seminar on protecting women from harassment, Dr Alvi praised the government’s efforts to activate institutions to protect women from harassment and give them property and possession rights. Goods. He said that the financial empowerment of women is a necessity for the progress of the nation.
Islam provided protection and property rights for women when this was unimaginable 1400 years ago. Society must end the harassment of women because governments and laws alone cannot do it. The seminar was jointly organized by the Punjab Ombudsman’s Office and UN Women and Bargad, a youth development organization. Federal and Balochistani ombudsmen Kashmala Tariq and Sabira Islam, Nadeemur Rehman, Secretary of the Department of Human Rights and Minority Affairs, and Muhammad Kamran Khan, Director of Operations of the Punjab Safe Cities Authority, Senator Waleed Iqbal and MPA Uzma Kardar, Bushra Khaliq and Shahzad Ahmad Khan, and Executive Director Bargad Sabiha Shaheen attended the seminar. Nabila Malick and Noor Imran led the seminar.