ISLAMABAD (92 NEWS) – Finance and Revenue Minister Miftah Ismail has said that he has saved the country from default.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad with Information and Broadcasting Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, he said that the economic condition of the country is stable now. “The government has given relief to the poor people by putting the burden of tax on the rich. Tax on rich people earning more than Rs 15 crore will be increased further.
Earlier, Miftah Ismail had said that the Chinese consortium of banks has signed a RMB 15 billion (~$2.3 billion) loan facility agreement after it was signed by the Pakistani side. Expected to arrive in a day or two. We thank the Chinese government for facilitating this transaction.