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Economic Advisory Council approves framework for protection of society’s vulnerable segments

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Advisory Council meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Sunday approved a Social Protection Framework to ensure that vulnerable segments of society are protected. "The comprehensive framework aims at overcoming the challenges of poverty, health, stunted growth, education and enabling the youth realise their potential and extricate themselves out of generational poverty traps," said a press release. Imran Khan has also approved the policy recommendations for a Medium Term Structural…

‘Economic Advisory Council meeting to discuss IMF bailout conditions’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the meeting of Economic Advisory Council (EAC) today (Sunday), ARY News reported. According to sources, the meeting will discuss the progress of bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund and conditions laid out by the IMF. It is reported that PM Khan will take into confidence EAC experts regarding his recent visits to China, UAE, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. The sub-committee of the council will also propose recommendations on the current economic situation of…

Another member of Economic Advisory Council quits

ISLAMABAD: A day after government withdrew nomination of Atif Mian as member of the newly-constituted Economic Advisory Council (EAC), another member of the body, Imran Rasul, has resigned from his position, saying he took the decision ‘with a heavy heart’. Prime Minister Imran Khan on last Saturday (Sep 1) had constituted an 18-member Economic Advisory Council to ensure the availability of best possible professional advice to the government on economic issues. Out of these 18 members, seven belong to the government…

PM Imran constitutes 18-member Economic Advisory Council

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday constituted an 18-member Economic Advisory Council to ensure the availability of best possible professional advice to the government. The Economic Advisory Council shall be chaired by the prime minister himself, Radio Pakistan reported. The council would help to optimise and synergise the formulation and implementation of economic and financial policies of the government. It comprises some of the most learned and well-respected experts, academics and practitioners of…