Islamabad: The government has decided to launch the ‘Kamyab Pakistan Programme’ this month, which will provide aid to four million people through various programs.
The programme is one of the most significant initiatives aimed at the poorest members of society. Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said in a press conference that the programme is set to start in mid-July because every component has been prepared. The minister also gave some further information on the plan. The initiative will assist with housing projects, health cards, agri-services, skill development, and interest-free business financing, among other things.
Mr Shaukat Tarin told the media that the Kamyab Pakistan Program would provide interest-free loans worth PKR 300 billion to PKR 400 billion in the current fiscal year 2021-22.
During a meeting of the Economic Advisory Council, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin emphasized the importance of long-term planning for long-term economic growth (EAC). Four sub-groups presented on Energy, Domestic Commerce and Price Stability, and State-Owned Enterprises and Privatization at the third EAC conference.
Dr Waqar Masood Khan, Special Assistant on Finance and Revenue, explained how to create pricing stability. Zaid Bashir spoke about the importance of promoting indigenous trade. Farooq Rehmatullah gave a talk about the energy industry, focusing on local and worldwide trends in the refining industry. Sultan Ali Allana discussed State-Owned Enterprises, whereas Hassan Nasir Jamy focused on privatization.