PM Chairs Meeting Of The Economic Team

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized that stability of economy and facilitating the business community is top priority of the government.

He was chairing a meeting of government's economic team in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister directed various ministries to devise a clear mechanism based on timeline to achieve quarterly targets and accomplishments.

He also called for presenting out of the box solutions and proposals to improve the economy and to make consultations with all stakeholders in order to start implementing the workable suggestions.

Imran Khan said the baseless propaganda against the economy should be rebutted with complete facts so that people have the clear picture of past situation and current improvement.

The PM said promotion of small and medium enterprises is among the priorities of the government.

He said special attention should be paid on revival of plants and sick units that were closed due to mismanagement and financial problems of the past. He called for a vibrant role of CIRC and improving the coordination between all stakeholders including National Bank, State Bank and other institutions to devise a course of action for the revival of sick units.

Imran Khan directed the Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority to also consider a proposal for a financial incentives package to promote the construction of apartments and encouraging investment in this area.

The government team gave a comprehensive briefing to the Prime Minister on steps taken for improvement and stability of economy and their impacts.