Govt denies rumours of economic emergency

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The Finance Division Tuesday rebutted reports of an “economic emergency” being imposed in Pakistan and said such messages were being circulated by elements who do not want the country to prosper.

“Finance Division not only strongly rebuts the assertions made in the said message, but also categorically denies it and that there is no planning to impose eco homage to martyrs.

He was also briefed about operational, training and other matters of the formation including efforts to create secure environment for socio- economic development projects to develop the newly-merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Earlier, on arrival, Gen Asim Munir was received by Lt-Gen Hassan Azhar Hayat, Commander Peshawar Corps.