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Govt doubled budget allocated for social sector: Hafeez
January 14, 2020

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said the government is striving to facilitate trade and increase production capacity of various sectors to enhance exports of the country.

Talking to French Ambassador, Dr Marc Baréty in Islamabad today, he said the government has doubled the budget allocated for the social sector, while measures have also been taken to provide affordable food and medical treatment to the poor.

Various proposals to boost bilateral relations between the two countries and increase French investment in Pakistan were also discussed in the meeting.

Haider/Karrar