Government asked to prepare three-year economic revival plan: participation of businessmen urged

KARACHI (September 07 2010): Former Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail has suggested that the government should prepare a three-year comprehensive economy revival plan in consultation with business community. Talking to newsmen, he further proposed that the government should start estimating actual losses by the recent flood and its impact on economy

He recommended that the government should approach foreign agencies to help in estimating factual losses the country suffered by floods. Without having facts and figure of losses, any plan for rehabilitations and reconstruction will not be possible, he added.

Former Senior Vice President of KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Shaikh has also emphasised the need to start preparing plan to rehabilitate flood affected people and restoring economic activities. He urged all the political parties to give up their differences and work for rehabilitation of flood affected people as well as boost economic activities -Brecorder