President, PM discuss country’s economic, financial situation

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on President Asif Ali Zardari in Islamabad today and discussed overall economic and financial situation in the country.

During the meeting, views were also exchanged on proposals regarding provision of relief to the people in the upcoming budget.

President Asif Ali Zardari said the government should take special care of the poor and the middle class sections of the society in the budget.

Both the leaders also discussed development projects in the next budget.

The Prime Minister apprised the President about his recent visit to China.

The President assured the Prime Minister of his cooperation in country’s development and achieving economic targets.

Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal was also present in the meeting.

Source: Radio Pakistan