PML-N govt launches development projects to facilitate people: Ishaq

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), government had launched several development projects to improve the economy and facilitate people.

He said that Nandipur, Dasu, Bhasha, Neelum-Jhelum and other projects would be completed in near future to meet the growing demand of energy in the country.

Talking to Pakistan Television, he said that Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government is taking all important steps to streamline the system. Ishaq Dar said that the government had paid circular debt to bring improvement in the energy sector.

Ishaq Dar said that budget deficit has been reduced due to the dynamic policies of the present government.

He said that a large number of people would be provided assistance through Income Support Programme.

Finance Minister said that the PML-N is following its manifesto as given during the election campaign.

Replying to a question he said that present government wanted to produce 40,000 megawatt electricity through different resources for achieving speedy progress in all the sectors.

Ishaq Dar said that a huge amount was allocated for fee-reimbursement programme of the students.

To another question he said that the government was not getting any dictation from International Monitory Funds.

He said that an additional amount would be given to the provincial governments to bring prosperity in the country.