Cabinet meets in Islamabad on relief measures for the common man today.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside over the federal cabinet meeting.
Cabinet meets in Islamabad
The meeting will discuss and approve relief measures for the common man.
Chairing a meeting yesterday, the Prime Minister had stated to go to any extent to provide relief to the masses especially the poor and the salaried class.
Overall economic and political situation will also be discussed in the cabinet meeting.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister tweeted Sunday that cabinet would approve measures to reduce food items prices.
I understand the difficulties ordinary people incl salaried class are confronting & have decided, come what may, my govt will be announcing various measures that will be taken to reduce prices of basic food items for the common man in Cabinet on Tuesday.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 9, 2020
PM Khan said: “I understand the difficulties ordinary people including salaried class are confronting.”
He said the government had decided, come what may, to take various measures to reduce prices of basic food items for the common man in Cabinet on Tuesday.
However, all the relevant government agencies had launched an in-depth probe into the flour and sugar price hikes.
“The nation should rest assured that all those responsible will be held accountable and penalized,” Khan said.
Imran Khan vows to strengthen economy
Meanwhile, Prime Minister reiterated the government’s resolve to strengthen national economy.
He also vowed to overcome inflation in the country.
While talking to MNAs belonging to Hazara Division, he said so, on Thursday.
He said the government has chalked out a comprehensive strategy to promote tourism and create job opportunities for the youth.
PM Khan assured to provide immediate relief to the downtrodden segment of society.
The Prime Minister directed the concerned officials to constitute price control committees at union councils’ level to check prices of various commodities.