PM satisfied with economic progress

Prime Minister Imran Khan has lauded his finance team for “turning the national economy around within a year”.

Taking to the social networking website twitter, PM Imran said that foreign direct investment witnessed an increase of 111.5pc while foreign private investment surged by 194pc in one year.

He highlighted that the current account deficit fell by 80pc over the corresponding period while the remittances increased by 17pc.

Similarly, he showed, exports registered an increase of 5.9pc over the last year while imports decreased by 18.6pc.

Earlier on October 2nd, PM Imran Khan had chaired a meeting of his economic team in Islamabad to discuss issues pertaining to twin deficits, economic indicators, tax net, industrial reforms and eases of doing business.

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