Economic team members calls on PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government economic team members called on Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in Islamabad on Monday. The prevailing economic situation in the country was discussed in the meeting. Planning Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Industries Hammad Azhar, Adviser on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and other senior officials were present in the meeting. Earlier, for the second time, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has issued a ‘red-letter’ to 16 ministries for delay in implementation of previously given orders by the federal cabinet. The notification issued by the PM office on Friday said that the federal cabinet had assigned eight tasks to relevant ministers which were to be completed in the allotted time. However, the ministries were still to implement five cabinet decisions. “The 16 ministries have been given 21 [more] days,” the notification stated. A performance report of the ministers was also to be submitted along with the mention of any failure on their part to implement the instructions given in the new ‘red-letter’. The PM’s delivery unit would prepare a detailed report after 21 days.