Govt making all-out efforts to strengthen national economy: Tarin

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Staff Reporter 
Islamabad

Advisor to the Prime Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government is making all-out efforts to strengthen the national economy.

Talking to a private news channel here on Sunday, he said the incumbent government is trying to reduce circular debt without putting burden on the common people.

Shaukat Tarin said government is taking some concrete measures to reduce inflation because it is the major issue for the incumbent government.

He said after the passage of 18th constitutional amendment, it is prerogative of the provinces to fix the prices of food items.

Replying to a question, the Finance Adviser said there is no shortage of the sugar in the country and a huge stock of imported sugar is available.

Tarin said prices of petroleum products have been increased because its prices are directly linked with the international marke t.

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