Country's economic indicators on trajectory of growth, progress: Asad Qaiser

The Nation  |  Aug 05, 2021

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that the economic policies of the incumbent government are now resulting in better economic indicators. He said that the objectives of the welfare state can be achieved only through the implementation of public-friendly policies.

These views were expressed by him during his meeting with Minister for Finance Shoukat Tareen who called on him in Parliament House on Wednesday.

Deliberating upon the matters of welfare of people of erstwhile FATA, Asad Qaiser said that development projects in emerging FATA districts should be in accordance with the aspirations of local people and their representatives.

He also said that education and employment opportunities for the Youth of these districts are vital for the progress and development of the country. He said that the Kamyab Nojwaan programme would be an opportunity for the youth of merged districts for development. He remarked that issuance of Health Card would bring health facilities at the door step of people of erstwhile FATA.

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The Speaker NA said that farmer friendly policies of the incumbent government would bring relief to farmers across the country. He also mentioned that the producers of cash crops like tobacco should be

prioritized.

Minister for Finance Shoukat Tareen said that economic activities would generate employment opportunities for the people of FATA. He also said the Kamyab Nojwaan Programme and issuance of Health Cards would bring positive changes in the life of common people of newly merged districts of KPK.

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