Caretaker PM ensures continuity of economic policies

Caretaker PM ensures continuity of economic policies

Islamabad (/Web Desk/Agencies): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday said that the government would ensure continuity of the economic policies, besides further improving them.

According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) media wing, the premier chaired a meeting in which he was given a detailed briefing over the economic situation, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release.

During the meeting, the prime minister said that work on the public welfare projects would continue and the government would ensure provision of international quality facilities in the health and education sectors.

He said that further enhancement of foreign investment under the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) was among the top priorities of the caretaker setup.

PM Kakar also directed for expediting ongoing reforms in the power sector and strict implementation of measures for increasing tax revenues.

He said that the caretaker government would concentrate on deregulation and responsible autonomy for further improvement of the economy and expressed the resolve to focus their energies on economic reforms during their tenure.

The meeting was attended by senior officials including governor State Bank of Pakistan, secretaries Finance Division and Power and chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

It was briefed over the steps taken for bringing further improvement and stability in the economy. A detailed briefing was also given over the reforms in the power sector.

The caretaker prime minister directed for submission of detailed reports regarding ongoing reforms in all sectors.