Accountability process to continue without discrimination: PM Imran

Govt committed to providing enabling environment to investors: PM


ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan and discuss matters related to the Afghan peace process. Bilateral relations, Kashmir issue and other regional issues also discussed in President Erdogan’s phone call with Prime Minister Imran Khan.

PM Imran Khan also invited Erdogan to visit Pakistan and participate in the council session of the Pak-Turk strategic cooperation scheduled in Islamabad this year. Turkish President also expressed condolences to Prime Minister Imran Khan over recent terrorist attacks in the country.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday reiterated that the process of accountability would continue without any discrimination. He said this while presiding over an important meeting in which he took the spokespersons of the government in confidence over his US visit and directed them bring forth positive image of the government in front of masses.

According to sources, the government while adopting strict stance, decided to take a tougher stance against the opposition over protest. The meeting also reviewed matters pertaining to no-trust motion against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and the prime minister was apprised about the number game.

Speaking on the occasion, PM Imran Khan once again reiterated that the process of accountability would continue without any discrimination. He said that those found guilty by the courts were trying to mislead the nation and also portraying themselves as political martyrs. The prime minister went on to say that the country has come out of the economic crisis due to the government’s positive policies and relief was being provided to the general public.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday the present government is committed to providing an enabling environment to investors and that the business community is undertaking profitable business ventures in the country.

He was talking to a visiting delegation of eight leading Chinese textile companies here at PM Office. The delegation was led by Chairman Shanghai Yuanyi Industry Huang Weiguo. Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood and Chairman BOI Zubair Gilani were also present on the occasion.

The Chinese companies included Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group, Huafu Fashion, Grace Towel, Zhejiang socks, Baiyuan Machinery, Atexco, Texhong and Black Peony. The top executives/representatives of the Chinese companies briefed the prime minister about their expertise and evinced keen interest in making investments in the country in various textile-related export sectors.

PM Khan highlighted lucrative business opportunities, geo-strategic location of the country, a large consumer market and the availability of cost-effective and skilled labor in the country. He also assured the delegation that the government will provide every possible support and facilitation to the investors.

A day after opposition parties staged rallies in cities across the country to mark July 25 the first anniversary of the 2018 elections as a black day, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday took notice of roadblocks that were put up for opposition jalsas. PM took notice of roadblocks that were put up for Opposition jalsas, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted.

He has directed the authorities that Opposition should be free to hold peaceful rallies and protests as it will only expose the Opposition as they hold no street power and people of Pakistan are sick of them. The opposition parties held rallies in cities across the country on Thursday to mark July 25 as Black Day.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressed a rally at Bagh-e-Jinnah Ground in Karachi while PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz attended a public meeting in Quetta. Opposition leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif led a rally in Lahore.

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