Dar vows to achieve target of 6% growth rate during current fiscal year


Islamabad, July (TNS): Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday claimed that government is making all efforts to achieve the target of 6% growth rate during current fiscal year.

He stated this while presiding over a meeting in Islamabad on Sunday to review matters related to Finance Division.

Dar said budget of current fiscal year has been prepared with the primary aim of providing relief and increasing the welfare of the general public.

He said that through prudent economic policies and strict financial discipline, the present government has been able to achieve macroeconomic stability, and now the focus is on achieving higher sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

The Minister said that the government is determined to achieve the GDP growth target of 6 percent in the current fiscal year.

Secretary Finance briefed the Minister on implementation measures for the budget of current fiscal year.