Pak Affairs

Govt’s reforms aimed at alleviating poverty: PM

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Muhammadmian Soomro has said that government’s economic reforms agenda and polices are aimed at alleviating poverty and improve the standard of living of the people through creating new economic opportunity in various sectors. Talking to the Director International Finance Corporation of Middle East and North Africa Region Mr. Michael here on Tuesday, he said multiple investment opportunities exist in Pakistan.

The Prime Minister said that the government is focusing on low cost housing and would encourage private sector to invest in this sector as well. The government, he added, is also giving attention on improving the skills of workforce and in this purpose launched several initiatives.

The IFC Director Mr. Michael appreciated economic reforms agenda and economic policies of the government. He said his Corporation has increased its projects in Pakistan and is now considering several additional projects of equity investments in various areas including manufacturing, water and power generation projects.-SANA

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