Plan­ning Com­mis­sion to be made think tank: Ah­san Iqbal

The Pak Banker - - COMPANIES/BOSS -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Min­is­ter for Plan­ning, De­vel­op­ment and Re­forms Ah­san Iqbal on Wed­nes­day said the govern­ment wanted to con­vert Plan­ning Com­mis­sion into an in­te­grated think tank for all the sec­tors to pro­vide vi­sion for fu­ture de­vel­op­ment strat­egy. "All the sec­tors, in­clud­ing trans­port, in­fra­struc­ture, en­ergy, so­cial en­trepreneur­ship and de­vel­op­ment com­mu­ni­ca­tion, need to adopt an in­te­grated ap­proach to pro­vide a plat­form for bet­ter pol­icy mak­ing and im­ple­ment de­vel­op­ment vi­sion of the govern­ment," he said while briefing Na­tional As­sem­bly Com­mit­tee on Plan­ning, De­vel­op­ment and Re­forms here at Pak­istan In­sti­tute of De­vel­op­ment Eco­nomic (PIDE).

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