Ashraf links economy boost with exports

BAHAWALPUR:Former chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board and a central leader of Pakistan People’s Party,

Zakaa Ashraf has opined that national economy could boost only by increasing exports to other countries.

Talking to journalists here, Ashraf who is also a leader of Pakistan Sugar Mills Association said that our economy needed bailout packages.

He urged the financial managers of the country to pay special attention to design financial strategies which could encourage export sector.

“Surge in tariff of electricity and gas cause increase in cost of production,” he said.

He demanded of the government to decrease rates of electricity and gas, especially for trade and industries.