ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan has achieved macroeconomic stability due to prudent economic policies of the present government.

He was talking to Chairman Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization Talal Abu-Ghazaleh in Islamabad on Wednesday.

He said GDP growth has averaged more than 4 percent per annum in the period and reached four point seven one percent in the last year which is the highest in eight years. He said foreign exchange reserves have exceeded 24 billion dollars. Pakistan's investment profile has been upgraded by all leading rating agencies on account of successful economic reforms and improved security situation.

Nawaz Sharif said our vision is ‘Accelerated Digitization Ecosystem’ with special emphasis on ‘Bridging Broadband Divide’ to spur socio-economic growth across the length and breadth of the country for expanding the knowledge based economy.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan has a flourishing broadband internet community comprising of over 31 million users and has surpassed the growth rate of broadband users from various countries in the region.

Dr.Talal Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his desire of not only investing in Pakistan’s IT market as well as other diverse professional sectors including accountancy and ICT.