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Govt To Involve Private Sector in Development Process: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says government is fully determined to involve private sector in the development process as it is very crucial keeping in view of the public need.

He was addressing a briefing in Islamabad regarding various development projects under Public Sector Development Program and projects completed with the participation of private sector.

Imran Khan said Board of Investment is being activated to facilitate local and foreign investors.

He directed the governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to present progress report on the implementation of federal and provincial development projects; besides submitting detail of the future plans, their distribution at the local level and the progress made so far.

The meeting was attended by Planning Minister Asad Umar, Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen, Secretaries and other high officials from concerned Ministries. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and provincial Minster for Finance participated through video link.

The meeting was briefed that over fifty development projects worth 2000 billion rupees are under completion with the participation of a private sector.