Mr. Zia Banday, Director PRIME, was invited as a speaker at the 10th All Pakistan Chambers Presidents’ Conference International held in Gwadar on 12-13 March 2018. Zaver, Pearl Continental Hotel, Gwadar was selected specifically by the organizers to elaborate its economic potential for the business community of Pakistan. Sessions of the two-day conference were segregated in international and domestic themes along with visits to Gwadar Port and Free Zone. Speakers at the conference not only highlighted the progress and opportunities of CPEC-related developments, but also elaborated on the external and internal impediments.
Mr. Banday spoke on the economic performance of the current government. In his presentation, he used the PRIME Economic Manifesto Tracking Report to expound on the government performances. He also benchmarked Pakistan positioning on global economic indicators and indices. He concluded on the proposition that political stability and policy consistency are the essentials for the sustenance of the economic growth of Pakistan.