Exports to hit $30 billion goal by June, says Habib



ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has expressed confidence that the country will witness the history’s highest-ever growth of $30 billion exports by the end of the current fiscal year.
In a tweet on Sunday, the minister said by the grace of Allah Almighty, the exports are increasing at a great pace. He said the country’s exports have reached $15.125 billion during the first half of the current fiscal year, posting a record increase of 25 percent as compared to same period of the corresponding year.
“By the grace of Allah Almighty, this record growth has been achieved due to special measures taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan,” the minister added.
In the first six months of the last fiscal year, he said, the exports stood at $12.110. Only in December, the minister said the exports remained at $2.761 billion with a 32 percent surge as compared to the same month of the fiscal year 2020-21.
Farrukh regretted that the exports sector faced destruction due to wrong economic policies introduced by the past regime of Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar.
Separately, talking to media persons in Multan on Sunday, Farrukh Habib said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has introduced an exemplary health insurance project for the welfare of the poor segment of society. He said each deserving family will avail treatment facilities worth one million rupees through health card.
He said the educated youth is being provided with loans of Rs500,000 each so that they can earn their livelihood easily. He said that ten dams are being built in the country which will help in producing cheaper electricity.
He said steps are being taken to ensure availability of urea fertilizers to the farmers by providing required gas to the fertilizer producing units. – TLTP


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