Hafeez Shaikh outlines budget priorities

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ISLAMABAD: PM’s Adviser to Finance and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that next federal budget would focus on bringing about macro-economic stability.

The finance adviser was addressing an Investment Conference in Islamabad on Saturday.

The next budget, he pledged, would introduce measures aimed at protecting the vulnerable segments of society in line with the PTI’s manifesto.

“The budget will also outline measures to address issues of fiscal and monetary policies for promoting sustainable growth,” he said. .

“There will be further enhancement in social safety programmes under the umbrella of Ehsas programme,” he added.