PM Shebaz Chaired Special Apex Committee.

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Islamabad: Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) convened the Special Apex Committee Meeting on 21 March 2024. It was chaired by the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and attended by former Caretaker Prime Minister Mr Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar, Chief of the Army Staff, members of outgoing and incoming Federal Cabinet and Provincial Chief Ministers besides, high level government officials.

The meeting was conducted with a singular focus of briefing the Cabinet in the presence of the Caretaker Cabinet, marking a historic moment of seamless transition.

The Committee was briefed about the SIFC initiative and major contributions made towards the investments, privatization and overall micro-economic stabilisation of the Country.

The Committee admired the leadership of Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif for envisioning and launching the SIFC in June 2023, which has now moved from its formative phase and evolved progressively under the Caretaker Government.

The Committee underscored the need of continuing a consensual approach under SIFC to navigate the myriad of challenges being faced by the Country.

The Committee also vowed to ensure continuation of policies and take tough decisions in the larger interest of the Country by setting correct economic priorities.

The former Caretaker Prime Minister congratulated Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Cabinet and Chief Ministers on assuming their responsibilities and wished good luck for dealing with economic challenges and transforming Pakistan as one of the top economies of the World.

The Chief of Army Staff reassured the fullest support of Pakistan Armed Forces to backstop the economic initiatives of the Government and ensured the provision of safe, secure and conducive environment to nurture country’s true economic potential.

The Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said that SIFC is the way forward under the challenging times and an Iron resolve is needed to serve the Country like never before. He urged the Federal Cabinet to join hands, keep political differences aside, and work as a cohesive team to keep the momentum of economic stability. He also thanked the Caretaker Government for continuation of larger National economic agenda in a befitting manner.