ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said the provision of job opportunities for the youth and the increase in exports were some of the government’s priorities.
Chairing a meeting of the National Coordination Committee for Small and Medium Enterprises in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the promotion of small and medium enterprises would play a key role in achieving the goals in these priority areas.
The premier said SMEs had been neglected for the past ten years, which had a negative impact on the country’s economy.
Imran Khan went on to say that all provincial and provincial government departments should pay close attention to the promotion of the SME sector in line with government priorities.
He said the government was committed to providing all possible services to SMEs, including the provision of credit, a simplified tax system and business facilitation.
The Premier also instructed the Minister of Industry to complete the first roadmap from the deadline in consultation with the provinces regarding the implementation of the proposed SME policy.
The Proposed National Policy for SME 2020 was presented to the Prime Minister at a meeting.