Statement: Finance minister assures economic growth

The finance minister also briefed Sousa about the introduction of 3G and 4G technologies in a transparent process.


Our Correspondent April 08, 2014
The finance minister Ishaq Dar said the government will spend $34 billion in the next four years in various sectors of the economy, particularly for the expansion of motorways, power transmission lines and development of energy sector. PHOTO: INP/FILE

ISLAMABAD:


Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the government will spend $34 billion in the next four years in various sectors of the economy, particularly for the expansion of motorways, power transmission lines and development of energy sector.


While speaking to the Minister of Finance of the Canadian Ontario Province, Charles Sousa, who called on him, Dar said that his government was determined to pursue aggressive infrastructure development program in the country to help accelerate economic growth.


The finance minister also briefed Sousa about the introduction of 3G and 4G technologies in a transparent process, which will attract massive investment in the telecommunication sector.


Published in The Express Tribune, April 9th, 2014.

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COMMENTS (1)

majid udhi | 7 years ago | Reply

finance minister hon. mohammed ishaq dar , you are doing good job, turned around economy, inshallah, pakistan will be again on top after complete destruction of infra structure, moral degradation, no value of pakistani passport, all pakistani treated in western countries are terrorist. BUT YOU DO CONSIDER NOT TO LEVY 0.5% ON SENIOR CITIZEN WHO WORKED PAID INCOME TAX REGULARS FOR 40/50, WHOSE SAVINGS YOU ARE PUT ON DOUBLE TAXATION. THEY CAN PROVIDE YOU INCOME TAX FOR MANY YEARS FILED AND PAID, THEY ARE BACK BONE OF THE COUNTRY,YOU MUST PRESERVE THEM TAKE THEIR ADVICES IN ECO & FISCAL IMPROVEMENT. I DO SAY YOU GRANT THEM EXEMPTION WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS POINTED OUT ABOVE.

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