U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will reveal his economic team and other key nominees next week, aides said on Wednesday, while he received belated congratulations for his election victory from China’s President Xi Jinping.
PM Imran Khan issued directives for providing more facilities to the overseas nationals and further steps for increasing remittance and foreign exchange reserves while chairing a meeting of the economic team.
"Efforts underway to make country's economic situation more stronger under leadership of PM Khan."
The economic impact in the wake of lockdown due to coronavirus also came under discussion.
The special committee comprising of federal and provincial officials will review food stocks on daily-basis, ordered Imran Khan.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) spokesman on Wednesday denied giving any inputs to media regarding the ongoing talks between the government's economic team with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation visiting Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday chaired a meeting of government economic team and directed them to remove hurdles faced by the business community
The meeting will review the current economic situation of the country.
'Further consolidating the economic gains and facilitating investors and the business community is the government's top priority'
Matters related to current account deficit and foreign reserves also came under discussion.