Business community deems only political stability can bring economic prosperity.


ISLAMABAD -- Business community expressing serious concerns over politics of agitation and confrontation Friday said that only political stability can steer the country out from inherited fractured economy and strengthen the democratic system of government in the country.

Engineer Daroo Khan Achakzai, President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) expressed these views while talking to United Business Group (UBG) Chairman Iftikhar Ali Malik.

Both the trade leaders were of the opinions that there was no way out and all strata of the society must attach great importance to state and accord top priority to safeguard national interests besides shielding national integrity as well as solidarity," says a press release received here Friday.

Daroo Khan cautioned that political agitations and planned sits-in clubbed with political turmoil could play havoc with already inherited fragile national economy and only political stability studded with uninterrupted continuity of democratic system of government laced with better law and order is a must for making Pakistan an economic giant among the comity of nations.

He said that the political leadership of the country should demonstrate maturity and be refrained from the blame game and for developing national cohesion, adding that such things would end up in nothing except political unrest.

He said the call for protests by opposition parties at this crucial stage was not in national interests and if political instability continued, it would badly hamper the national economy and discourage foreign investors, which makes Pakistan an even more precarious place to invest.

He said economic development and corresponding prosperity were intertwined with sound political stability.

Daroo Khan urged the leaders of all political parties to help strengthen democratic system by burying their political differences and ironing...

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