Hafeez Sheikh outlines government's economic measures to cope with Covid-19Archive
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh on Wednesday discussed the measures that the government is taking in order to deal with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Addressing a press conference, Sheikh said that the pandemic is expected to have a negative effect on the country's economy and outlined the various reasons why this would occur.
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Sheikh said that in Pakistan, the provinces have a lot of importance but currently both the provinces and the federal government are working together.
"There is an effort to created a united strategy in Pakistan," he said.
The premier shared the key points of the Rs1.25 trillion economic package that had been announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan a day earlier.