Prime Minister Imran Khan Says Pakistan's Coastal Line Is Feasible For Urban Constructions

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan's coastal line is feasible for urban constructions of international standard and tourism as well as it has the capacity to create enormous opportunities for foreign investment.

He was chairing a meeting of the working groups of Pakistan Island Development Authority and Ravi Urban Development Authority in Islamabad on Friday.

The Prime Minister said Ravi City Project will not only help reduce population pressure on big cities like Lahore, but also introduce new dimensions of urban planning.

He said big projects will have positive impact on country's economy and lives of the common people.

He said these projects will help develop local industry and create new job opportunities in the country.

The Prime Minister was briefed that Ravi City and the urban centers on islands will be constructed in line with the principles of green city for the first time in the history of Pakistan.

Meanwhile, expressing satisfaction over the improvement and stability of the national economy, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the benefits of improvement in economy should reach the common man as soon as possible.

He was chairing an important meeting regarding the national economy.

Overall economic situation of the country was discussed in the meeting. Prime Minister Imran Khan appreciated the efforts of his economic team for creating better economic discipline and an improved debt servicing.

The Prime Minister termed the positive developments in the large scale manufacturing sector as welcoming for the economy.

The meeting also discussed in detail the possible impacts of the second wave of Covid-19 on economy and Kafalat Programme aimed at protecting the deserving segments of society.

Imran Khan said that government's strategy against Covid-19 was appreciated worldwide and Pakistani economy is thriving at a fast pace as compared to those of the other countries in the region. He said that the credit goes to the coordinated strategy prepared by the government's economic team.