Ministry of Production is to Promote National Economy through Public Private Partnership: Ch Anwar Ali Cheema


Islamabad: Federal Minister for Production Chaudhry Anwar Ali Cheema has said that the Ministry can play a pivotal role in the uplift of national economy. “Although, it is newborn Ministry, yet, it is pregnant with a huge potential”, the Minister observed this while chairing a meeting with the members of the Board of Governors of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), here in Islamabad today.

Chaudhry Anwar Ali Cheema directed the corporation to encourage the public-private-partnership that will attract more and more investors from the private sector to invest in the public sector. Moreover, the Minister held that the public-private partnership will ensure a more competitive and efficient working environment that will trigger the growth of national economy.

The Federal Minister has stated that the Ministry is in the process of consultation with all the stake holders. In this regards, the Ministry has decided to start from home first. Therefore, the Ministry is initially listening to all the attached departments and corporations for redressal of their genuine grievances and removal of their discrepancies.

Earlier, MD PIDC, Gul Muhammad Rind gave a briefing to the Minister on the organizations and working of the corporation. He also pointed out that restructuring of the Board of Governors was overdue. He presented his proposals and recommendations for improving the working of the Corporation.

The Minister asked the Secretary Production Javed Iqbal Awan, to initiate the process of restructuring of the Board on priority basis. He further directed the Secretary to arrange for visits to the sites of the corporation for getting first hand information regarding the actual working of the corporation. This would also help to know the practical problems faced by the Corporation.

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