Political stability prerequisites for sustainable development: Ahsan

Political stability prerequisites for sustainable development: Ahsan

 

Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal says political stability and continuity of policies is prerequisites for sustainable development.

He was addressing Pakistan Development Summit and Expo in Islamabad on Thursday morning.

The Minister said all countries that reached the zenith of development had long patches of political stability and continuity of policies.

Ahsan Iqbal emphasized that we should shift our focus from geo-politics to geo-economics so to put Pakistan on the path of rapid socio-economic growth and prosperity.

He said even security of the country is deeply linked to the economy and therefore, we will have to change our narrative for a better future.

Addressing the forum, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz said the present Government believes that benefits of economic growth must be shared by all segments of society, especially the marginalized groups.

He said the Vision 2025 prioritizes investment in human capital and social services to help realize this objective.

Sartaj Aziz said more than eight million Pakistanis working abroad have proven that they are from an industrious and hardworking nation.

Source: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage

 

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