Islamabad, January 30, 2015 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held an interactive session with the Board of Directors of Karachi Stock Exchange at KSE Office Karachi. The Prime Minister appreciated the Board for record rise in the index of Karachi Stock Exchange to 34606 points from 19916 when this government came into power in June, 2013.
While exchanging his views with the board members, the Prime Minister said that country is struggling with many challenges, the most important of them are terrorism, energy crisis and unemployment. The federal government is striving hard to overcome these challenges. The Prime Minister added that various energy projects are in construction phase all around the country and it is expected that by the end of this federal government’s tenure, the energy crisis will largely be addressed.
The Prime Minister accoladed the Finance Minister for substantial reduction in inflation during the last six months. The Prime Minister further stated that the fiscal policies of this government will lead the country towards the path of economic prosperity. Earlier, Mr. Munir Kamal Chairman Board of Directors of Karachi Stock Exchange briefed Prime Minister about the overall working and performance of KSE.
Mr. Muneer Kamal also especially thanked to Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mr. Ishaq Dar for visiting Karachi Stock Exchange. Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Mr. Arif Habib, Mr. Aqeel Karim Dhedhi and others Directors were also present in the meeting. While talking to media persons, Prime Minister emphasized that no single party itself can resolve these challenges.
Therefore, he advised and hoped that MQM and PPP will work together for the welfare of the people of Pakistan in general and Sindh in particular. He further told the media that the judicial commission has already been formed by the CM Sindh for probing into the killings of MQM workers and hoped that total justice will be done soon in this regard.
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