Islamabad, November 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized on elimination of corruption, enhancing efficiency, governance and taking care of the poor for the development and progress of the country. Addressing the soft launch ceremony of Financial Pakistan Expo 2020 in Islamabad today (Monday), he said digital transaction not only ensure facilitation, but also helps strengthening economy and its documentation. He said digital transaction will play a key role in widening tax base, increasing Special Economic Zones and encouraging entrepreneurship through small and medium enterprises. The President said a common consumer women empowerment should be the special focus of digital economy without which no society can progress.
Dr Arif Alvi said Pakistan’s non-elitist class has soared due to inclusive approach adopted by the government through the provision of massive subsidies to take care of the people, especially the labour and the poor class, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. He, however, stressed the need to end inequalities in health and education sectors. He said the government has almost fulfilled its promises to revamp Pakistan’s economy. In wake of resurgence of COVID cases, The President also appealed to strictly follow the standard operating procedures to prevent spread of the pandemic.
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