Dar vows to take steps for economic stability


Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Sunday vowed to take steps for bringing economic stability in the country.

In an interview‚ he said an aggressive plan had been devised to get a 25 percent increase in the revenue collection by bringing more people in tax net.

He said the government was also taking steps for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the country.

Talking about Qatar-Pakistan LNG agreement‚ he hoped it would be helpful in reducing the shortage of gas in the country.

Replying to a question‚ he said payment of the remaining circular debt would be ensured in the coming weeks.

He hoped that the exchange value of the Pakistani rupee would be stable in the coming month as it was reduced due to the payment of a large amount of circular debt.