SME promotion, agricultural development, main government priorities: Prime Minister Imran

Islamabad (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday chaired the meeting of the economic team in Islamabad.

The meeting discussed in detail the measures taken by various ministries for development of small and medium-sized enterprises, promotion of construction sector, progress of the flagship program of the government in Ehsa and development of economy. .

The Governor of the State Bank of India detailed the measures taken by the central bank to promote small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Prime Minister was informed that 90% of SMEs are involved in domestic business and the regulatory framework has been simplified for small industries.

The chair of this program, Dr. Sania Nishtar also informed about the meeting of several public welfare regimes under the EHSA program, including scholarships for students, health centers, technical education, legal aid, ration scheme, health programs, nutrition, financials. Support for education and health justice program.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that promotion of small and medium enterprises, development of agriculture and provision of all facilities for the construction sector was one of the main priorities of the government.

He said that focusing on these areas will not only speed up the economic process, but will also create employment opportunities in the country.

Imran Khan, accepting the proposal to impose a fixed tax on the construction industry and declare it an industry, ordered the departments concerned to consider the matter and submit a report there.

The Prime Minister also ordered the Business Adviser to activate SMADA to improve coordination between federal and provincial ministries and remove barriers to SME development.

He chaired the EHSA program for social development and poverty reduction efforts. Sania also thanked Nishtar.