Asad Umar highlights economic achievements of PTI govt

Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday posted on social media a graphical demonstration that highlighted improvements in the country’s economy during the six-month months of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government in comparison to the same period of the previous government, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

The graphical demonstration, titled ‘Ripple Effect of Economy Due to Wise Economic Decisions by PTI-led Govt’, revealed that the net foreign direct investment during the first six months of the PTI government was recorded at $1.2bn, against $483 million of net FDI received during the same period of PML-N’s government, a growth of 149pc.

Similarly, the inflow of remittances during the six of months of the PTI government surged to $10.5 billion, as against $7.5 billion recorded during the corresponding period of the PML-N’s government, an increase of 40pc.

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The minister also highlighted that the rate of inflation during the first months of PTI was 6.3pc as compared to 8.4pc recorded during the same period of PML-N government.

“Right vision, right policies yields right results,” the finance minister commented.

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  1. For the kind attention of honorable finance minister, there seem some mistake in presentation in the graphical demonstration, as it be 40% higher in the remittances, where as it be 149% higher in the FDI.

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