Nawaz hailed for launch of vision 2025August 10, 2014
KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) felicitated the prime minister Nawaz Sharif, finance minister Ishaq Dar and planning minister Ahsan Iqbal on the launch of vision 2025 which is based on 7 pillars for the economic development of Pakistan in the coming years.
President UNISAME appreciated the road map and the 7 pillars namely putting people first; developing human and social capital; achieving sustained, indigenous and inclusive growth; governance, institutional reform and modernization of the public sector; energy, water and food security; private sector-led growth and entrepreneurship, developing a competitive knowledge economy through value addition and modernization of transportation infrastructure and greater regional connectivity.
Thaver thanked Ahsan Iqbal for including the SME sector and giving priority to SME growth, entrepreneurship, value addition, logistics, modernization, e-Commerce and infrastructure.
He said: “We are thankful for including all our demands and requested early implementation of primary demands.” Thaver urged the planning minister to strengthen the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) to enable it to reach the SMEs all over Pakistan.
He emphasized the need for innovation, import substitution, export oriented industries based on indigenous material and offered the expertise of UNISAME for rapid development on fast track basis.