Pakistan’s economy improving: MinisterNovember 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan’s economy has shown better performance during the first four months of the current fiscal year, said Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.
Shaikh said Saturday that the trend is expected to continue during the rest of the year.
While inaugurating a seminar on “Revival of Economic Growth in Pakistan”, the minister said the objective was to find out ways for removing constraints to growth and look for the means to raise savings and investments while ensuring inclusive growth.
Shaikh said that the government was committed to economic reforms agenda to ensure that economic stability remains intact, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.
He added that this was a good time to take stock of the current situation.
The finance minister said the difficult economic decisions and reforms undertaken by the government have started producing positive results and the country was on the path of economic resilience and growth.
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