Up to 5 bn dlrs will be added to Pak reserves in 45 days

October 21st, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad , Oct 21 (ANI): Financial Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Tareen has said that the government has devised an action plan that would help bring in 3 to 5 billion dollars in foreign reserves within 30-45 days.

The government has abolished subsidies in an attempt to overcome fiscal deficit, the Daily Times quoted him as saying.

He added that if the government sought assistance from IMF, it would be cheaper to steer the country out of economic crisis, he said. (ANI)

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