Finance Minister Ishaq Dar claims that Mini-budget includes some tough measures like imposing a “flood levy” and increasing Duty on Petroleum products.
According to reports The “economic roadmap” was shared with the National Security Committee (NSC) after the officials took “Major Decisions” to revive the country’s economy and provide relief to the people.
The NSC meeting which held two sessions on Friday and Monday review the country’s economic and security situation and underscored that comprehensive “national security” revolves around economic security and that sovereignty or dignity comes under stress without self-sufficiency and economic independence.
The National Security Committee took a comprehensive view of the ongoing economic situation and challenges being faced by the common people of Pakistan, particularly the lower and middle-income classes.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar briefed the National Security Committee about the Economic stability roadmap of the government including the status of discussions with international financial institutions, exploring other financial avenues based on mutual interests as well as relief measures for common people.
In a separate statement Monday, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the NSC took some major decisions after an hours-long discussion.
“Two of them stand out: the State of Pakistan will adopt zero tolerance policy for terrorists challenging its writ. Peace is non-negotiable. Two, the economic roadmap will revive the economy and provide relief to the people.”
Earlier National Security Committee (NSC) meeting chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif decided to take strict action against social media accounts spreading disinformation on Pakistan’s economic situation.
According to details, the NSC meeting chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif has taken key decisions on economic and security challenges. The NSC meeting held at Prime Minister House was attended by Senior civil and military officials including Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Asim Munir.