PM Imran Khan announces crackdown across country
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan pointed out that money laundering is the biggest curse faced by the country. We have to meet the challenge of current account deficit.
He appreciated his economic teams for taking the steps that brought down the current account deficit by 30 percent. He said we will also crack down on the money laundering and the loopholes in the relevant laws will be plugged.
The Prime Minister said that the remittances have also witnessed an upsurge and we are also striving to bring more foreign direct investment in the country.
For this purpose, we are taking steps to ensure ease of doing business in the country.
Regarding the government housing project, the Prime Minister said that different schemes will be launched in the next week which will create job opportunities which will support about forty industries associated with the construction sector.
He said we have also cut our imports and import of exotic food items will be discouraged.
The Prime Minister assured that in these difficult times our effort will be to protect the poor and vulnerable segments of the society and put the burden only on affluent class.