Durable economic policies to usher in sustainable growth in country: Speaker

APP01-31 ISLAMABAD: August 31 – Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shiekh calls on Speaker National Assembly Mr. Asad Qaisar on Saturday. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (APP):Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Saturday said the durable economic policies would usher in a sustainable growth in the country.

During his meeting with Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, who called on him here, the speaker said the development of the country was directly dependent on its economic situation.

The economic situation and measures initiated by the government for restructuring of economy and generation of economic activity in the country came under discussion during the meeting, said a press release.  

Asad Qaiser said the present government inherited a messed up economy however the government sagaciously handled the situation.

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He said the immediate measures of the government ushered in strengthening of economy and built investors confidence.

The speaker said the government should formulate durable economic policies which should be pro-poor and people yielding low incomes must not effect.

He praised the steps of the government to broaden tax net however suggested for tax reforms and phasing out indirect tax in order to give relief to common man and sustainable economic growth.

Asad Qaiser also suggested for giving incentives to farmers. 

Hafeez Sheikh apprised the speaker about the steps taken by the government for revival of economy and to generate economic activity in the country.

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