Completion of ongoing power projects to help overcome load-shedding: Dar
Finance Minister was addressing a post budget conference in Islamabad.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says government has made difficult decisions to bring the economic situation to improvement.
Addressing a post budget conference in Islamabad on Thursday evening, he said suggestions of all stakeholders were taken into consideration while preparing budget. He said the present economic stability is due to collective wisdom and consultations.
Ishaq Dar said when we assumed power in 2013, Pakistan was passing through a difficult time and foreign exchange reserves of the country had fallen to 11 billion dollars, with the risk of default looming on the horizon.
He said our GDP has reached 5.28 percent from 3 percent in four years time. Finance Minister said inflation rate has been decreased to less than 4 percent and the target of tax collection set at 4000 billion rupees.