Timely completion of development projects to help expedite economic process: PM

November 21, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the timely completion of development projects will help expedite economic process besides creating job opportunities.

He was presiding over a meeting of government’s economic team in Islamabad.

The meeting discussed future mechanism for expediting work on different development projects which are underway with the assistance of the international partners.

The Prime Minister stressed that under the Ehsas programme, the process for timely launch of different projects should be ensured, so that maximum population could avail of the government’s important welfare project.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar briefed the prime minister over the distribution of Ehsas Ration Cards in the merged tribal areas.

The meeting also considered different proposals for the revival of Pakistan Steel Mills while the participants also discussed in details, proposals for advertisement of Pakistan Banao certificates abroad.

The Prime Minister was apprised that after three years, 9 per cent growth was witnessed in the flow of remittances and during this year and it has touched a figure of 21.8 billion dollars.

He directed that the government’s proposals on remittances by extending facilities and incentives should be finalized in a week, so that these could be implemented accordingly.

Akram/NNR/Khokhar

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