Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says the government’s prudent policies have put the economy back on track.

Chairing a meeting at the Finance Ministry to review the budget process, the minister said for the first time all the stakeholders including chambers, industry representatives and trade associations have been consulted prior to budget preparation.

He said special schemes have been introduced for the youth and to help poor segments of the society in the budget.

Ishaq Dar said the government has proposed measures to promote a culture of filing tax returns to broaden the tax net.

He said the government's policies will ensure growth in agriculture and value added exports.

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