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Prime Minister asks legislators to play active role to help people

Prime Minister asks legislators

Prime Minister asks legislators to play active role to help people amid Covid-19 challenge.

PM Imran Khan said this, while talking to Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan and Members of the National Assembly Prince Muhammad Nawaz Allai and Ali Khan Jadoon in Islamabad on Monday.

Prime Minister asks legislators

He directed parliamentarians to play an active role in providing relief to the people, especially to weaker segments, in wake of COVID-19.

The parliamentarians, during the meeting, apprised the Prime Minister about latest Corona situation in their respective constituencies and people’s problems. They also informed Imran Khan about situation emerged due to Coronavirus pandemic and ongoing relief activities.

Matters, pertaining to development, also came under discussion during the meeting.

On the other hand, Ministry of Industries and Production (MoI&P) will present phase one of relief package for small industries.

They will table it at the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for approval today.

Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar has expressed the confidence that millions of small businesses and industries will benefit from this package.

However, it needs approval from the ECC and the Cabinet.

He said his ministry is also working on a collateral free financing for SME’s for phase two of the relief package.

Hammad Azhar said phase two will include targeted and prioritized relief measures for sectors mostly hit by Covid-19.

GTV

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