Important meeting of the federal cabinet held in Islamabad: Report
ISLAMABAD - Federal Cabinet has affirmed that positive impacts of improvement in economic indicators will be passed on to public.
The cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan was held in Islamabad today. Briefing newsmen on cabinet meeting in Islamabad Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said Advisor on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh apprised the cabinet of improvement in economic indicators, the government's policies leading to encouraging economic results and the problems faced by common people and strategies to resolve them.
He also informed the meeting of not only successful achieving the targets but also surpassing them in first quarter of this financial year in the areas of revenue collection, taxes, industrialization, export oriented strategy, foreign reserves, remittances, economic stability and inflation.
The Finance Advisor further informed the meeting that due to turnaround of economy, the ultimate beneficiaries will be people of Pakistan.
The Prime Minister appreciated the improvement in economic indicators and performance of the economic team and also directed to disseminate information to public regarding these positive impacts.
She said Pakistan's economic policies have restored the confidence of international financial institutions including the IMF.
The Prime Minister once again directed all provincial governments to expedite measures to control inflation and prices of essential items. The performance of the provincial governments will be measured in how much reduction in prices their actions have brought so far.