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Marvi Memon

Govt to provide relief to the masses in fiscal budget 2016-17

ISLAMABAD: Marvi Memon, the Chairperson of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) said on Friday that the government is committed to provide relief to the masses in fiscal budget 2016-17, which would be people-friendly.

In an interview, Marvi said that the international community had acknowledged economic stability and growth in Pakistan.

“The national economy was further strengthened due to prudent policies of PML-N government,” she said adding that ratio of inflation had decreased in the country.

She said the government is focusing on development projects in all sectors including education, health, agriculture and energy sectors.

Marvi further said due to the effective measures taken by the incumbent government for country’s economy, investors from different countries are showing the keen interest in investing in Pakistan.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.