ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, while expressing concerns over worrisome economic indicators, has ordered immediate steps to control inflation in the country.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Sheikh Baz chaired a meeting where the Finance Ministry briefed him on the current economic situation in the country.
PML-N leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Ahsan Iqbal, Miftah Ismail, Zubair Umar, party spokesman Marriyum Aurangzeb and others, including the authorities, attended the meeting.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Sheikh Baz said that urgent efforts are being made to make the country’s economy strong. He instructed his economic team to develop a detailed strategy for the relevant reforms.
“Steps should be taken to improve the economic condition of the common man in any case,” the premier said.
Moreover, he also issued directives for efforts to be made on priority basis to control inflation.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Energy presented the charge sheet of the former government’s “incompetence” to the prime minister.