Sum­mit Con­clu­sions

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Ur­gent need to have a “Char­ter of Econ­omy” doc­u­ment pre­pared with clear and de­tailed eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment plans for Pak­istan. This doc­u­ment must have con­sen­sus of all po­lit­i­cal par­ties on the pro­posed eco­nomic poli­cies and long term plan. ABC sug­gests hav­ing this doc­u­ment pre­sented in the par­lia­ment and passed as law via a par­lia­men­tary amend­ment. Govern­ment must im­me­di­ately take full own­er­ship and drive 5 key as­pect of the eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment, namely ed­u­ca­tion, health, en­ergy, lo­gis­tics and se­cu­rity. Ev­ery­one must pay taxes. Govern­ment must im­ple­ment a fail-safe pro­gram of get­ting the GDP Tax ra­tio to 15 per­cent by 2015 from the cur­rent dis­mal sta­tus of less than 9 per­cent. Des­per­ate need for a glob­ally proven model to drive in­dus­tri­al­iza­tion across sec­tors with clear blue print for im­ple­men­ta­tion tim­ing and in­vest­ment es­ti­mates owned by the govern­ment. Put a pro­gram in place to at­tract at least 5 per­cent of the $1.2 tril­lion of global FDI in­flows. Take Pub­lic/Pri­vate part­ner­ship to the next level.

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