Planning Minister Assad Umer shares good news on economic front

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Planning Minister Assad Umer shares good news on economic front

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says inflation continues to decline in the country.

In a tweet on Sunday, he said during current month inflation on Consumer Price Index is down to 5.7 percent, while the Core Inflation is at 5.4 percent.

Asad Umar said prior to PTI government formation, in July 2018, the Cosumer Price Index was 5.8 percent while core was 7.6 percent, indicating that the rate of inflation is lower today than prior to the PTI government.