Islamabad, Nov 19 (TNS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the country’s economy is heading in the right direction.
In a tweet on Tuesday, he said the government’s economic reforms have started bearing fruit.
Alluding to different economic indicators, Imran Khan said Pakistan’s current account turned into surplus in October this year for the first time in four years.
He said our current account deficit for the first four months of current fiscal year has fallen by 73. 5 percent compared to the same period last fiscal year.
Pak economy finally heading in right direction as more of our economic reforms bear fruit: Pak's current account turned into surplus in Oct 2019, for first time in 4 yrs. Current account balance was +$99 mn in Oct 2019 compared to -$284 mn in Sept 2019 & -$1,280 mn in Oct 2018
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 19, 2019
The Prime Minister said the country’s exports of goods and services in October this year up by 20 percent over previous month and 9.6 percent over October 2018.
Congratulating the exporters, Imran Khan encouraged them to do more to boost the country’s exports.