Inflation would remain in a single digit spurred by growth in both agricultural and industrial sectors, Dar said while addressing the First Business Session at 47th annual meeting of
Dar said the fiscal deficit had been restrained to around 6 per cent through an increase in revenues and reduction in expenditures along with positive growth in exports and remittances.
Necessary domestic reforms were being undertaken along-with government preference for regional integration through increased connectivity and enhanced preferential arrangements, he added.
He also outlined the governmen's strategies in overcoming the macroeconomic challenges, according to a statement issued by
The minister stated that presently 2.4 billion people (40 per cent of world population) were living below the poverty line of
He suggested the development partners such as
He also offered that these institutions could benefit from
He emphasized the need to examine the existing frameworks for increasing the present level of bilateral trade, which was far below the potential of two countries.
He requested the minister to consider measures for easing the movement of people along with enhanced cooperation in the areas of trade, investment banking and finance.
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