PM satisfied with economic progress

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday expressed satisfaction over Pakistan’s current economic situation, saying that progress on development projects would accelerate the growth process.

Presiding over an important meeting of the economic team, PM Imran said that economic stability and creation of jobs for youth were among the priorities of the government. “All the focus of the government is on providing relief to the common man,” he added.

The PM was briefed on the measures taken for the development projects. He was also informed that the country’s exports have increased by six per cent this year compared to last year.

The economic team on the occasion reviewed the country’s economic situation as well as the pending cases of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) lying in the courts.

The meeting was attended by Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar, National Food Security and Research Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar, Energy Minister Omar Ayub, Adviser to PM on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan.

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