Minister hails role of business community in national economic development 

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LAHORE: Punjab Caretaker Minister for Labour and Livestock, Mian Nouman Kabir has lauded the pivotal role business community plays in the economic uplift of the country and said that all out measures would be taken for solving the problems of the business community. He said that measures would be taken for the upgradation of healthcare facilities in industrial states.

Addressing a meeting of the business community at the Lahore Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) here on Thursday, Mian Nouman Kabir said that the basic responsibility of caretaker government is to hold transparent, fair and impartial elections. However, he said no stone would be left unturned to provide relief to a common man in the short constitutional span.

He said that there is huge potential in the livestock sector and problems like employment and poverty could be solved by promoting this sector. He said that there is dire need to promote traditional culture of Punjab to promote livestock as an increase in the investment in the sector of livestock and dairy development is the need of the hour.

The caretaker Provincial Minister said that a comprehensive representation of business community is at most necessary in the boards of livestock, labour and transport department.

Mian Nouman Kabir further stated that he is available round the clock for solving the problems of the business community.

While answering the questions of the media, the provincial minister said that basic duty of caretaker government is to ensure the transparent and fair hold of elections and the government will discharge its national obligation with befitting manner.

He said that the caretaker government is working to reduce the milk prices for providing relief to the common man and soon good news is expected shortly.