APBF hails govt for improved EoDB index.


LAHORE -- All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) President Syed Maaz Mahmood on Saturday welcomed the Pakistan's highest-ever upward shift in a single year in the World Bank ease of doing business index.

Taking to media persons here, he added that APBF was ready to work closely with the government to resolve all industrial issues for further ease of doing business and to enhance exports and revive growth momentum.

Syed Maaz said that it was a good news that Pakistan climbed by 28 point, rising to the 108th ease of doing business rank, enabling Pakistan's to land in the club of world's top 10 business climate would improve the country's image for attracting investments.

He said that Pakistan has been availing tariff concession through GSP-Plus status offered by the European Union for export of its products to its markets. This requires that the applicant country has signed, ratified and was satisfactorily implementing 27 International Conventions pertaining to human rights, labour rights, environment and good governance.

He also suggest to enhance collaboration of both public and private sectors with each other to improve the country's doing business ranking and Global competitiveness Index further, besides proposing necessary steps to improve the country's fiscal and monetary...

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