ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP):Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail Wednesday said country’s exports had increased this year while imports were decreasing due to effective policies of the incumbent government.
Talking to a private news channel, he said that more focus was being given to enhance country’s exports for strengthening national economy.
The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government would continue serving the people till completion of five year mandate on May 31, this year, he said.
The minister said the government had increased power generation capacity upto 12000 megawatt which was a big achievement.
He said the government was making all out efforts to minimize circular debts.
To a question, he said privatization of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Pakistan Steel Mills was imperative.
The government initiated process of privatization of Pakistan International Airlines but had to stop due to opposition by Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, he added.