Economy Prime Minister presides over high level meeting on economic situation

May 13, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Prime Minister Justice R Mir Hazar Khan Khoso presided over a high level meeting to review the economic situation in the country at Prime Minister’s House on Monday.

During the meeting the Prime Minister was informed that as a result of the efforts of the Ministry of Finance in coordination with Ministry of Water & Power uninterrupted power supply was ensured in the country on the elections’ day. It may be recalled that the Prime Minister had issued directions that arrangements should be made to ensure uninterrupted power supply on the polling day, across the country.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan is gifted with natural resources and a very talented human resource. These, he said, should be utilized for exploiting the potential for improving the standard of living of the people.

The Prime Minister said that he was confident that Pakistan has a great future and will progress to achieve an economic status commensurate to its real potential.

Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Advisor to PM on Finance briefed the Prime Minister on state of economy and measures taken to further improve it.

The meeting was also attended by representatives of Planning Commission and Federal Bureau of Statistics, Chairman FBR and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s secretariat.