ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the government has taken tough decisions necessitated by circumstances but will successfully bring the country out of this situation.
In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the prime minister said the government has introduced austerity measures to share the burden felt by the people.
Thanking the agriculturalists, commerce, trade, industry, IT and finance experts for their active participation in Pre-budget Business Conference, the prime minister said the conference provided a perfect platform for exchange of views on the economic challenges & the way forward.
The prime minister said that land is a limited asset, which is being swallowed up by housing societies and government will introduce measures to discourage the unproductive use of land.
Shahbaz Sharif said that information technology and agriculture sector need enabling policies to turn around the national economy.
The prime minister noted that if right set of policies are in place, IT sector is capable of exporting up to US$ 15 billion in 2-4 years.
The prime minister said that during his foreign visits, he prioritized areas for mutual cooperation in the fields of IT, commerce, finance, energy, infrastructure & investment.