All Indicators Of Govt Performance Moving In Positive Direction: PM
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said all indicators of the government are moving in the positive direction and the results of economic policies will start producing results in the coming months.
Talking to senior anchors and journalists in Islamabad, the Prime Minister said direction of government has been set clear in the first 100 days.
He said we have changed the direction from an elitist system to one that represents people at the grassroots level.
The Prime Minister said the system that had been skewed to favor upper class is now more focused on masses.
Imran Khan said Pakistan has a huge potential in the livestock sector and it can tap its share in trillion dollars Halal industry worldwide.
Replying to a question, he said the price of Dollar rose due to depreciation in Rupee made by State Bank of Pakistan in their autonomous decision.
He said the previous government left a deficit of 19 billion Dollars. Imran Khan said the past government spent 7 billion Dollars alone to maintain the value of Rupee artificially.
Imran Khan said the rupee depreciation is a temporary phenomenon and the economic condition will improve as a result the government's steps to enhance exports and investment and introduce strict laws against money laundering.
Replying to a question, Imran Khan said the government wants to give an open field to businessmen and investors by enhancing the ease of doing business in the country. The government has assured the foreign investors that their investment will be protected in the country.
Imran Khan said NAB is working independently and government has no influence over it.
The Prime Minister said the bureaucratic reshuffling has been made purely on merit and there was no other motive behind these transfers and postings, as projected by a section of media.
He said the Kartarpur corridor was opened to give the Sikhs living in India a passage to visit their holy place and offer their religious rituals freely. The Prime Minister said he was happy to see the pleasure on the faces of Sikh pilgrims.
Imran Khan said he received a letter from US President Donald Trump in which Pakistan's assistance has been sought on resolution of Afghan conflict.
On Pak-India relations, the prime minister said dialogue is the only way to resolve all issues between the two countries, including Kashmir.