December 20, 2019: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the chairman Federal Board of Revenue to ensure resolution of issues of builders and constructors on a priority basis.
Chairing a meeting of the government's economic team in Islamabad on Thursday, he said forty industries are linked to the construction sector and promotion of this sector will create job opportunities for the youth.
The Prime Minister said the removal of hurdles in the way of promotion of the construction sector is among top priorities of the government.
He also directed to accelerate the process of utilizing government lands for Naya Pakistan Housing project.
The meeting also discussed proposals to increase remittances and offer incentives to overseas Pakistanis who send money to their relatives in the country.
The Prime Minister said overseas Pakistanis are an asset of the country. He said the government wants to provide every possible facility to the overseas Pakistanis to send their incomes to their relatives in Pakistan through legal channels so that the country's economy gets strengthened.
The Prime Minister also formed a committee to finalize proposals for the promotion of remittances and facilitation of overseas Pakistanis.