ISLAMABAD-Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday reiterated commitment of the government to undertake all possible measures aimed at creating an enabling environment for the businesses to grow and making these globally competitive.

Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association, which called on him here at the PM Office, the Prime Minister said Pakistan offered unlimited export opportunities. He said Pakistan had indigenous cotton production coupled with investment in value addition, and a well-trained labour force.

PTEA chairman Shafiq Jawed and members of the delegation lauded the concerted efforts of the present government towards successfully overcoming the energy crisis in the country. The delegation also appreciated the export package announced by the government for the textile exporters. They expressed the resolve to boost Pakistan’s textile exports beyond $40 billion in the next five years due to the support being given by the government and also presented proposals for further boosting the country’s textile exports.

The Prime Minister assured that the proposals of the PTEA would be considered and steps would be taken to facilitate the textile exporters in consultation with all the stakeholders for export oriented growth in the country. Minister of State for Power Ch Abid Sher Ali was also present during the meeting.