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Shaukat Tarin says Pakistan moving towards growth

Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen.

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen Thursday launched the Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21, saying the country is moving towards growth.

Before the official launch, Tarin presented the survey to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Special Assistant to PM on Revenue Waqar Masood was also present in the meeting.

The pre-budget document shared the key economic indicators and the performance of different sectors of the economy during the fiscal year 2020-21.

The survey highlighted the main features of the policies undertaken by the present government that focused on bringing macro-economic stability and putting the economy on a growth trajectory.

The survey covered the economic situation of the country amid the COVID-19 situation besides giving a detailed picture of growth and investment, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, fiscal development, money and credit, capital markets, inflation, debt and liabilities.

It also highlighted the performance of agriculture, education, health and nutrition, besides showing the overall population, labour force and employment, poverty, transport and communication and per capita income.

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