Govt making concerted efforts to provide relief to masses: PM

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said on Wednesday that despite global recession and international price hike, the government was making concerted efforts to provide relief to all segments of society through the adoption of effective economic measures.The Prime Minister was talking to federal ministers, who called on him here at the PM Secretariat.The Prime Minister said that the government had prioritized the execution and completion of development projects with a view to achieve the goal of sustained economic growth through efficient utilization of available resources. He said that the cooperation and inputs of parliamentarians in this regard would greatly help the government in evaluating the viability of projects.

The Prime Minister said that keeping in view the current fiscal situation, the ministries should focus their energies upon cost effective and timely completion of the projects to make best utilization of the public money.