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Pakistan is fifth country most affected by climate change, says PM

Issues strict orders for implementation of economic stability projects

By News Desk

March 15, 2024 12:14 PM


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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday directed the authorities concerned to ensure implementation of all projects for stability of national economy.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, PM Shehbaz chaired a high-level meeting in Islamabad to review the 5-year economic roadmap for the development of the country.
In the meeting, he directed for preparing and presenting the implementation schedule of these projects. Economic roadmap for the next five years with a focus on reducing inflation, alleviating poverty and providing employment was also presented during the meeting.
Shehbaz Sharif said all stakeholders of different sectors of the economy should be consulted for the implementation of this plan.
He emphasized action on priority basis to develop agriculture, livestock, technology, foreign investment and small and large scale industries.
The PM expressed the confidence that during the next five years, country's economy has to be stabilized and put on the path of development.
He said the government will reduce its spending and public money will not be wasted.
PM Shehbaz said modernization and innovation in different fields especially agriculture will increase revenues and per acre yield.
He said loss-making State Owned Enterprises will be privatized on priority basis.
He directed the officials concerned to formulate a comprehensive plan after consulting all the stakeholders on the proposed measures for the development of economy.
The meeting was briefed about measures related to power, agriculture, livestock, export sector, small and medium scale industry, taxation, Information Technology, investment and privatization.
Earlier, PM Shehbaz Sharif launched the national tree planting campaign 2024 and said Pakistan is the fifth country to be affected by climate impacts.
Talking to media persons, the PM said Pakistan has lost billions of rupees due to climate effects.


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