LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wednesday released 25-point Economic Agenda with the name of Journey to Prosperity by 2030, a document designed in consultation with political leadership to ensure continuation of economic policies regardless of political changes. Following are the points of the document that has been circulated among the Parliamentarians, politicians, Economists, Academicians, Bankers, Chambers of Commerce, Federation and other stakeholders: FBR needs to be reconstituted in order to place one member each from the four provinces representing the business community. All local chambers could help the state in recovering and documenting economy so that only direct taxes could be levied and indirect taxation could be removed. For the construction of new dams LCCI has proposed the constitution of National Water Council (NWC) to be headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan with four Provincial Chief Justices, and four Chief Ministers as the members and four members technical, one from each province. Mr. Shamsul Mulk should be kept as a special member for the NWC. A post of Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) may be created who should look after the Finance, Planning, Commerce, Industry, Communication, Food and Agriculture, and Petroleum and Natural Resources. By 2030, 28.66 million new jobs will be required meaning approximately 1.4 million jobs every year from 2010 to 2030. If Journey to Prosperity 2030 is adopted new jobs will be in power, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and service industries. After Bhasha we must construct Kalabagh and rename it as Pakistan Dam, and that Punjab must withdraw from any royalty claims for Pakistan Dam. Amongst the alternate sources of energy Biomass shows tremendous potential. Coal, hydropower and biomass will produce energy at a flat rate of less than Rs. 5 per unit for next twenty years, helping manufacturing industry to grow unabated with no taxation on inputs and availability of technically better quality workforce. It is advised to the state to withdraw all profiteering and taxation from energy sector. Any new projects with public-private partnership should ensure that they work on no-profit-no-loss basis. In order to facilitate the development plans, it is advised to establish Provincial Infrastructure Boards (PIB) comprising members of private sector and state functionaries headed by Chief Minister to device suitable strategies for developmental work. Total cropped land has not increased in decades, an addition of 5 million hectares can be ensured by desalinating previously waterlogged land through planting eucalyptus trees. Apart from this 8 million hectares of cultivable waste of state land and another 4.1 million hectare of land in the possession of farmers that has not been used for three or more years must be allotted to farmers without land. If state allots 5 hectares of land to each family of 6 households, 17 million hectares of land can be brought under cultivation and 3.4 million families will be given means to earning. From Silk Route to Gawadar roads and railway tracks need to be constructed for efficient and heavy traffic movement. The trade traffic can generate substantial business opportunities throughout the route. Air travel from Lahore/Islamabad to Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan can specifically be of significance to build trade and passenger services. For this Gawadar must be freed from all foreign influences of India and USA. Lastly it is recommended that all national political parties should have a special wing that should comprising social, economic and financial experts. This is the beginning of Journey to Prosperity by 2030.