Govt taking steps for economic growth, poverty alleviation: Dar

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 23 (APP): Minister for Finance Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday said that the government was taking steps to pursue the objectives of economic growth, employment generation and poverty alleviation. Chairing a meeting of the Monetary and Fiscal Policies Coordination Board, the minister said that the government had fixed the target growth at 5.5 percent for fiscal year 2016.He said that due to better policies of the government 4.24 percent GDP growth was achieved in 2015 which was the highest growth during last seven years.