Foreign investment, economic progress depend elimination of terrorism: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Pervaiz Rashid said foreign investment and economic progress are linked with eliminiation of terrorism.
Rashid said this in a meeting with a delegation of PML-N trade wing Lahore here. He said revival of economy was top priority of the government and it was doing its best to create a conducive and business friendly environment to ensure sustainable economic development.
Good governance and transparency are the hallmark of PML-N government as not a single case of corruption has surfaced in more than one and a half year of our tenure, the minister emphasized. The government inherited a weak economy, energy crisis and issue of terrorism from the previous regimes.
He said issues of terrorism, energy crisis and revival of the economy were our priority when we came to power and the government was working hard to resolve these issues. The Prime Minister himself is chairing the meetings of energy committee and monitoring the implementation of National Action Plan to root out terrorism from the soil of the motherland.
He said that outdated transmission lines are being updated and 24000 megawatt electricity will be added to national grid by the end of 2018. He said that Chinese 45 billions dollar investment would also help Pakistan to get rid of energy crisis.