Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the need for out-of-the-box solutions for economic growth in the country in these crucial times.
Chairing a meeting of the Think-Tank of Finance and Economy in Islamabad on Saturday, the Prime Minister said from the day one, our Government adopted a strategy to maintain a balance between sustaining economic activity and protecting the masses from Covid-19.
He emphasized that our prime focus is on providing relief to the poor segments of society through targeted subsidies.
The Prime Minister said that Ehsaas Program is the flagship program of the government to alleviate poverty and requires expansion along with a strategy to reach the most needy.
He appreciated the proposals presented by the Think-Tank regarding banking and finance, further improving the Ehsaas program and facilitating SMEs.
The Prime Minister directed that regular feedback of the Think-Tank be provided to him on various ongoing initiatives, policies and programs of the government.
Advisor on Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, briefed the meeting about the objectives and focus areas of the Think-Tank on Finance and Economy.