Prosperity of people is focal point of incumbent Govt: Hafeez

Federal Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said prosperity of people is the focal point of the incumbent government.

Talking to a private news channel, he said the government is controlling its expenditures and increasing the foreign remittances as well as revenue through introducing prudent policies and increasing exports.

He said government has good relations with International Monetary Fund.

Replying to a question, he said the government is trying to increase its revenue and facing hurdles in rapid development due to huge burden of loans which were taken during the previous governments.

He said the government has been providing financial assistance to 15 million people during peak of coronavirus in the country and it has facilitated the national industries and many other sectors during the pandemic.

He said government would import 4 million ton wheat during the current year to meet the demand.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan