Govt to overcome economic threats soon: Dr. Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said the PTI government will soon overcome economic challenges through its reform programme.
She in a statement said the government struck an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to improve the economic condition of the country and for the benefit of people.
Dr. Awan said the country faces economic crisis owing to previous rulers’ mismanagement and corrupt practices.
She said “Ehsas Programme” will be expanded and its budget will be enhanced from Rs100 billion to Rs180 billion.
In a statement on Sunday, the special assistant had said Prime Minister Imran Khan was fighting for the rights of downtrodden segments of society.
“The prime minister is making concerted efforts to ensure supremacy of merit in the country. He is fighting the case of 220 million people,” she said while addressing a ceremony in Sialkot.
She said that a new local government system had been introduced in Punjab which would ensure devolution of power to the grass-root level. She said that the new local government system was the first step towards creation of a new Pakistan.
The special assistant to prime minister on information said that this new system would play a compelling role in resolving people’s issues at their doorstep. – NNI

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