Published On: Thu, Jun 9th, 2022
Published in Category: Government

Govt introduced austerity measures to share the burden felt by the people: PM Shehbaz

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif says the government has taken tough decisions necessitated by circumstances, but will successfully bring the country out of this situation.


In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Prime Minster Shehbaz Sharif said the government has introduced austerity measures to share the burden felt by the people.


Thanking the agriculturalists, commerce, trade, industry, IT and finance experts for their active participation in Pre-budget Business Conference, the Prime Minister said the conference provided a perfect platform for exchange of views on the economic challenges & the way forward.


The prime Minister said land is a limited asset, which is being swallowed up by housing societies and government will introduce measures to discourage unproductive use of land.


He said Information technology and agriculture sector need enabling policies to turn around the national economy. He noted that if right set of policies are in place, IT sector is capable of exporting up to 15 billion dollars in 2-4 years.


The Prime Minister said during his foreign visits, he prioritized areas for mutual cooperation in the fields of IT, commerce, finance, energy, infrastructure & investment.