Core macro-economic indicators of economy discussed

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Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, presided over the meeting of Macro Economic Advisory Group on Thursday at Finance Division.

Former Governor SBP Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Adviser to CM Punjab Dr. Salman Shah, Governor SBP Dr. Reza Baqir, Dean Nust Dr. Ashfaque Hassan Khan, Professor of Economics Dr. Rashid Amjad, Director SDPI Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Country Director IGC Dr. Ijaz Nabi virtually attended the meeting.

The meeting discussed the core macro-economic indicators of Pakistan’s economy. Macro Economic Advisory Group members commended the efforts undertaken by the current government for economic stability on both fiscal as well as monetary fronts.

All members shared their satisfaction over the progress of economy. It was highlighted and appreciated by the members that economy is heading in the right direction. As sustainable macro-economic stabilization is imperative, therefore consideration to challenges and respective measures for rising global prices has also been discussed.

Various effective measures for providing relief to the public especially urban middle class were discussed during the meeting. Pragmatic solutions were also analyzed for dealing with these issues along with maintaining the growth momentum in the economy.

 

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