Web-Desk: On Thursday, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has termed creation of wealth imperative for alleviating poverty from the country, saying businesses must prosper to achieve this objective.

We are taking measures to ensure conducive atmosphere for the business community, the premier said while addressing the Pakistan Economic Forum in Islamabad on Thursday. If businesses prosper, poverty will be alleviated.

PM Imran added, we need to dispel the notion that creation of wealth is inappropriate; it can, in fact, help eliminate the scourge of poverty.

The days ahead will bring more convenience and opportunities for investors, he said.

The premier termed self-reliance absolutely imperative in order to free the country from dependence on others.