ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Wednesday said that the incumbent government's economic reform measures will strengthen the country's economy noting that investors confidence is rebounding as the economy takes course corrective measures.
The Minister was talking to Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Geoffrey Shaw who called on him here. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan was also present in the meeting, said a press release.
While discussing bilateral relations and foreign investment in various sectors in Pakistan especially in Gwadar, Khusro Bakhtyar said that ongoing phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bring about socio-economic benefits for the welfare of the people.
He said that CPEC offers enormous potential to boost national economy and reduce poverty.
He stated that CPEC has now entered into its second phase with focus on poverty alleviation, agriculture and B2B industrial cooperation.
The Minister informed the Australian High...