COAS reaffirms Pak Army’s all-out support to caretaker govt for revival of economy


ISLAMABAD, AUG 28 (DNA) — To continue positive impetus under Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) initiative, the 4th Apex Committee meeting of Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) was held on Monday – the inaugural meeting under the caretaker government.

The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and attended by Chief of Army Staff Asim Munir, entire federal cabinet, chief ministers, provincial ministers and high-level government officials.

The meeting was given a wholesome review of the SIFC initiatives encompassing progress in key areas and benchmarks achieved thus far in a short span of time. Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar appreciated the efficient functioning of the SIFC through a collaborative ‘Whole-of-Government-Approach’ for achieving horizontal and vertical synergy.

The Apex Committee appreciated SIFC’s outreach strategy to achieve global traction and ongoing engagements with brotherly/friendly countries, including productive visits of high-level delegations from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS).

The Apex Committee expressed confidence on SIFC initiatives and displayed its resolve and support in maintaining the positive trajectory towards revival of the country’s economy.

The Apex Committee also endorsed the projects, approved by previous government, for attracting investments in key sectors of agriculture / livestock, mining / minerals, IT and energy. At the end, Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq directed to accelerate the realisation of identified projects by capitalising the enabling environment already achieved through the SIFC.

Speaking on the occasion, COAS Asim Munir reaffirmed Pak Army’s all-out support to caretaker government for continuity of policies in a bid to revive country’s economy and steer Pakistan towards progress and prosperity. — DNA