PM Imran urges international community to invest in Pakistan
The PM was addressing the World Government Summit, which is an annual gathering of heads of states/government, policymakers, business leaders and experts to discuss current and future opportunities to improve governance through reform, innovation and technology.
In his address, the prime minister said that Pakistan could not continue its pace of progress due to the overindulgence of corrupt politicians.
The premier said that good governance lies at the base of progress, adding that Pakistan was at its epitome of progress in the era of 1960s.
“People did not trust governments in the past which is why they didn’t pay taxes,” he said.
The PM also expressed his views, regarding his address, on social media.
Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Dubai today for a day-long visit to attend the seventh edition of World Government Summit.
Earlier, he met Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, on the sidelines of the World Government Summit.
The prime minister also met with UAE crown prince Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zaid. During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral relations were discussed.
The premier is visiting Dubai on the invitation of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.