Islamabad, November 01, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Prime Minister said, like our exemplary response to COVID-19 pandemic, we are working hard to mitigate negative impacts of international inflation, especially in petroleum products and food items. Stabilising macroeconomic indicators in the Country is Governments top priority to spur economic growth, he added.
The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to take all necessary measures to bring down prices of essential commodities to give maximum relief to common man. Earlier the Prime Minister was briefed about overall economic situation in the Country. The Prime Minister was also apprised of inflationary trend in the international commodity market and petroleum prices.
The meeting was attended by EAD Minister Omar Ayub Khan, Energy Minister Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Industries Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Information Minister Ch Fawad Hussain, Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam, Planning Minister Asad Umar, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood, Advisor on Finance Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, SAPM Dr Shehbaz Gill, Governor State Bank Dr Reza Baqir and senior officers concerned.
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