LAHORE (Web Desk) – Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said strenuous efforts are underway to create conducive environment for attracting local and foreign investment.


Speaking at a function in Lahore on Saturday, he invited all segments of the society to present proposals for enhancing efficacy of the government departments.


The minister has underlined the need for improvement in performance of government departments and institutions to ensure sustained development.


Later talking to newsmen he said that the Government is trying to form a consensus to bring a constitutional amendment for rooting out horse trading.


He said government is in touch with all parliamentary parties and reservations of some parties will be removed.


To a question, he said that measures are being taken to bring transparency at every level to ensure good governance in the country.


He said that a strategy is being devised for improving the working and efficiency of government departments.


The minister said that the country’s exports will have to be increased from the present twenty-five billion dollars to one hundred and fifty billion dollars by 2025.