No shortage of electricity in country, PM says

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, describing expatriate community as Pakistan’s “precious asset," on Thursday stressed for the removal of hurdles in the way of their participation in the country’s business activities on priority basis.

He directed the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and other concerned departments to ensure the provision of maximum facilities to the Overseas Pakistani investors.

The Prime Minister expressed these views while presiding over the weekly meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction and Development here.

The meeting was attended by Advisor to PM Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Special Assistants to PM Dr. Shehbaz Gill and Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari besides senior government officials.

Chief Secretaries and senior officials from the four provinces attended the meeting through video link.

The Prime Minister gave a clear direction that since the country at present did not face any shortage of electricity, there was no justification for delays in providing new electricity connections. - APP lass=MsoNormal>