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Economic policies: Kakar says will ensure continuity

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ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said the government would ensure continuity in the economic policies, besides further improving them.
Caretaker Prime Minister said an increase in foreign investment under the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) would remain one of the government’s key priorities.
While presiding over a meeting on essential issues of various ministries, the caretaker premier set out priorities of the caretaker government continuity of the economic policies, reforms in the power sector, and broadening of the tax base.
He was briefed on the country’s economic situation, which led to his directive about expediting the implementation of ongoing reforms in the power sector and measures that should be followed or undertaken to increase tax revenue.
He added that the continuity of the economic policies would be maintained and bring more economic improvements. He said that public welfare projects will continue. He further stated that increasing foreign investment in the country under the SIFC is among the priorities of the caretaker government. He added that the health and education sectors should ensure international quality facilities.

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