Government to brief all political parties about Economic Corridor, says Ishaq Dar

25 Apr, 2015 10:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the government will brief all political parties about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Addressing a press conference on Saturday, he announced a 46 percent increase in the pension of the Employees Old-age Benefits Institution (EOBI) from April 1. “The EOBI pension has been increased from Rs 3,600 to Rs 5,250 per month.”

He said that political parties should show responsibility as all provinces would benefit from the CPEC project.

He said that Shahid Hamid would represent the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the judicial commission on rigging in the elections.

“The seventh review meeting of the IMF will be held in Dubai on May 10. We have completed homework for the dialogues,” he said.

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