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Hard times have passed, better times are waiting for Pakistan: Shibli Faraz

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

11th Aug, 2020. 07:17 pm
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Shibli Faraz

Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz has said that hard times have passed for Pakistan and now a better future is waiting for the country.

According to details, a cabinet meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister today, after which a press conference was held by Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz.

During the press conference, the Federal Minister said that Hafeez Sheikh briefed the Cabinet on the economic situation in which the current account deficit has reached 3 billion.

He said that money was given to 1.5 crore people in a transparent manner through Ehsaas program while subsidy was also given to the people through utility stores and tax exemption and relief was also given to the construction industry.

He said that the death rate and loss of big countries was higher than that of Pakistan but Allah blessed the efforts of the government and now the economy has started improving.

Shibli Faraz said that under the present government, exports of cement have increased, fertilizers have been bought 22% more and additional revenue of Rs 300 billion has been collected.

He said that the Prime Minister has also been informed about the payments made to the media houses in the cabinet meeting as 80 per cent of the payments have been made to the media houses.

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