'Govt to announce package for poor people in next few days'

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'Govt to announce package for poor people in next few days'

The government will announce a package for poor persons in the next few days.         

This was stated by Finance Minister Asad Umer in an interview with a private television channel.

He said the government is making efforts to expand tax net and bolster exports and remittances.

Asad Umer said discussions are underway with International Monetary Fund for a loan facility. He expressed the hope it would be the last program of Pakistan with the IMF.