Dar briefs Alvi on economic situation

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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday called on President Dr Arif Alvi and briefed him on the “overall economic situation” of the country, a statement released by the President’s Secretariat said.

The meeting came a day after PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry revealed that “informal communications” between his party and federal government, pertaining to the snap elections, had begun.

During the meeting, the president and the finance minister discussed various matters concerning the economy, finance, and the rehabilitation of flood affectees.According to the press release, Dar briefed the president about steps taken by the incumbent government to provide relief to the most vulnerable segments of society, especially those who were underprivileged or affected by this year’s destructive floods.