LAHORE: A delegation of businessmen led by former caretaker minister Anjum Nisar called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here on Tuesday.

Talking on the occasion, the chief minister said that a facilitating environment had been arranged for boosting the investment in the province as industrial growth also catalyzes new employment opportunities.

“I shall soon start visiting the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and other chambers along with my team and contacts with the businessmen community would be continued," he added.

He said that Punjab government would provide every possible cooperation to solve the genuine demands of the businessmen community, adding that the problems relating to the Punjab government would be solved on priority basis and every possible step would be taken to promote investment.

Usman Buzdar said that consultation process with the businessmen would be continued. He informed that drip irrigation programme would be further expanded to promote the agriculture sector and added that problem of availability of fire brigade for Sahiwal Industrial Estate would be solved soon.

Chief Minister directed that a committee should be constituted to solve the problems of the business community with Minister for Trade & Industry in the chair and this committee would present feasible recommendations to the government. He said that problems relating to the civic agencies would also be solved.

Those who called on the chief minister included Mian Zahid Hussain, former caretaker minister Mian Nauman Kabeer, Muhammad Ali Mian, Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Ahmed Jawad, Khamas Saeed Butt, Tanvir Ahmed, Adnan Khalid Butt and others.

Provincial Minister Muhammad Aslam Iqbal, Secretary P&D, Secretary Industries, Spokesman to CM Dr. Shahbaz Gill, CEO PBIT and others were also present on the occasion.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2018