Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani Saturday said the promotion of industries and local businesses was essential to strengthen national economy. He expressed these views while addressing the ground breaking of Industrial Association at Small Industry Estate at Abbottabad district. The speaker said that presently the country was burdened with a loan of 100 billion dollars and the only way available for its payment is to increase tax net and improve collection. He added that PTI government has taken coherent steps to bring economic stability and revenue generations. He said the government has prioritized support to industrialists for promoting their products across the world. He assured Chamber of Commerce that steps would be taken to resolve their problems as the development of industry would lead to development of the country.