Govt taking various measures to meet economic challenges‚ Senate told

Govt taking various measures to meet economic challenges‚ Senate told

The Senate was informed on Thursday the government is facing many challenges on economic front and taking various measures to meet these challenges.

The Senate was informed on Thursday the government is facing many challenges on economic front and taking various measures to meet these challenges.

Minister of State for Production Khawaja Sheraz Mahmood told the Senate during question hour that an increase in commodity and fuel prices and supply disruption due to floods of 2010-11 led to increase in inflation.

The Minister of State said the government is keeping a close watch on the movement of prices of the essential items through regular economic coordination committee meetings.

To a question‚ Leader of the House Jahangir Badr assured the House that matters relating to employees of devolved departments will be resolved soon.

Answering a question‚ Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani told the House that performance of National Cricket Team has deteriorated due to certain reasons.

 

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