ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr Miftah Ismail here on Thursday, chaired a meeting to review the performance of National Savings.
National Savings Director General, Zafar Masud briefed the meeting on achievements made by National Savings, especially in the field of automation, customer facilitation, financial inclusion, product development, capacity building etc. Performance of different national savings schemes were discussed in detail in the context of the current interest rate regime.
The adviser was also briefed on the four new schemes i.e. Shuhada Families Welfare Account, extension of Behbood Saving Certificates for disabled persons, Shariah Compliant Products and Overseas Pakistanis Savings Certificates which are in advance stages of launching.
Adviser to Prime Minister stated that National Saving provided, through its various products, an important avenue for savings to a broad segment of savers and investors. He directed the National savings management to extend the maximum facilitation to its clientele, especially, pensioners, widows and families of Shuhada. He also directed that work on upcoming products may be expedited.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and National Savings attended the meeting.