Govt committed to achieve 4% GDP growth target: Minister

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 12 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Wednesday said the government had set the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth target of 4% for the upcoming fiscal year which would be achieved by implementing measures proposed in the federal budget 2019-20.

Addressing a post budget press conference here, the minister said that the government had considerably increased the federal development budget under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), 2019-20 under which allocation of an amount of Rs 951 billion has been proposed including Rs 251 billion for promotion of public private partnership (PPP) in business activities.