Tarin admits growth rate hit by rising inflation

Saudi Arabia, China desire to invest in Pakistan: Tarin


Islamabad: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin on Monday said that Saudi Arabia and China wanted to invest in Pakistan in various sectors.

Tallinn said that the country has sufficient electricity, but the natural gas sector is in short supply. He urged people to use more electricity in winter to avoid wasting natural gas.

When answering questions about the IMF’s plan, he said that he has asked for an increase in electricity prices, but the government has no intention of placing more burdens on the masses.

He said that he is making every effort to reduce the burden on low-income groups. He said that regarding the increase in oil prices, the government will not change the prices of oil products now.

The consultant emphasized the need to focus on the free market to achieve growth goals in the near future. He praised the tax authorities for their efforts to improve tax collection and management.

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