On Monday, PM Khan has given approval to the economic relief package that is aimed to combat the overall effect of the coronavirus on the less-privileged and industrial sector amid the suspension of trade activities across the nation.
The government’s economic team has taken the decision during a meeting which met under the guidance of PM Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a briefing on the present economic situation amid the coronavirus outbreak in Pakistan.
He expressed satisfaction over the food and other daily commodities available and gave approval to the economic relief package as per which Rs.3,000 would be given to 7 million daily wagers on a per month basis.
PM Khan has given approval of Rs.200 billion relief package for the exporters.
PM Khan would be announcing a tax incentive for the construction industry today.
He asked the concerned authorities for keeping an active eye on the complete situation saying that the poor and the less-privileged should not suffer owing to the present conditions.
Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the adviser to the PM on Sunday met with the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar for discussing and finalizing the details of the relief package specially designed for the current circumstances.
For facilitating the poor, a mobile kitchen soup facility has been introduced under the poverty alleviation program of the government.
Under the flagship of Ehsaas, the Langar on Wheels initiative would expand its capacity via the public-private partnership for distributing food by the removal of barriers that prevent access to reach the underserved areas and would be allowing for the fast and easy delivery in accordance with the precautionary measures.