ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that his vision is to make Pakistan a financially viable and economically self-reliant state, by getting rid of the dependency syndrome. Addressing Pakistan Economic Fourm (PEF) the Prime Minister said that his government will deal with money laundering and smuggling identically.The prime minister said that wealth creation is necessary to take the country forward, adding that PTI-led government will introduce a business friendly culture in the country and businessmen will be encouraged to invest their capital in various sectors. Imran Khan stated that a country seeking help from other cannot move forward.He stressed the nation to adopt the approach of self-reliance rather than relying on others. “China pulled 700 million people out of poverty over 30 years,” Khan quoted. The premier said that his government is working determinately to provide a safe and healthy atmosphere to investors and we would make all efforts to increase the country’s exports.About taxation, he said the government separating tax collection and tax policy-making bodies from each other. Khan said the country was rich in natural resources, adding, “Investors don’t come to a country as long as making money is not easy there.”He added he would remain in constant touch with investors.