ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Umar on Wednesday while referring to All Pakistan Textile Mills Association’s (APTMA) statement about changes in export based industry has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government’s manifesto of sustainable economic growth was being fully implemented.
In a tweet, APTMA had said that the whole sentiment of the exports based industry had changed in the last two years while the future looks promising.
The whole sentiment of the Exports Based industry has changed in last 2 years. Now With 5 year Policy commitment we are Heading for Massive investment for Doubling our Exports and INSHAALLAH creating 5 million jobs in next 5 Years. 2/3
— All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (@APTMAofficial) November 25, 2020
“Now with a 5 year policy commitment, we are heading for massive investment for doubling our exports and Inshallah creating five million jobs in the next 5 Years”, the association added.
The Planning and Development minister responded by saying that this was a result of sustainable growth that the PTI manifesto talked about and was now seeing turning into reality.
This is the sustainable growth PTI manifesto talked about and now seeing turn into reality… Export driven, job intensive, investment backed. Not the destructive consumption driven foreign debt financed short term bubbles which led invariably to crippling external crises in past https://t.co/jbqSShUDuT
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) December 1, 2020
He added that the growth was export driven, job intensive, and investment backed unlike the “destructive, consumption driven, foreign debt financed short term bubbles which led to a crippling external crisis in past.”