Pak economy to grow at above 4% despite many challenges: PM Imran

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Khan chaired a gathering of the Macro Economic Advisory Group

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Pakistan's economy is poised to turn astatine supra 4 per cent this twelvemonth contempt COVID-19 and different challenges, Prime Minister Imran Khan said connected Friday.

Khan chaired a gathering of the Macro Economic Advisory Group comprising elder members of the economical squad of the premier, according to a connection by his office.

The gathering was fixed a broad overview of the wide economical concern of the country, the government's steps to mitigate the effects of precocious commodity prices connected communal radical and the government's achievements successful the past 3 years.

Despite the worst equilibrium of payments situation successful the past of Pakistan in 2018, economical difficulties owed to COVID, precocious commodity prices successful the planetary marketplace and humanitarian situation successful Afghanistan having a nonstop and indirect interaction connected Pakistan, the maturation is inactive expected to beryllium supra 4% which is simply a immense achievement, Khan said.

We inherited immense circular debt, anti-export policies, unsustainable fiscal conditions, little competitory concern situation and policies of deficiency of inducement for the backstage sector, helium said, adding that the government's 3 years are an economical occurrence story.

Khan said Pakistan performed exceptionally good successful combating COVID-19, compared to the countries successful the region.

Government's policies of Smart Lockdown and inducement for the operation industry, societal extortion programmes and subsidies for industries, tiny and mean enterprises kept the economy growing astatine a dependable pace, which has been praised by commentators globally, helium said.

The gathering was informed that aft successfully averting the situation that the erstwhile authorities left, robust economical stabilisation measures were taken which resulted successful precocious maturation compared to each determination countries adjacent successful the tested times of COVID-19.

Khan directed the departments acrophobic to coordinate and instrumentality the semipermanent and short-term plans for the further betterment of some macro-economic information of the state and betterment successful economical information of the people, according to the statement.

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