Pakistan Cabinet to discuss macro economic indicators


ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan Finance Ministry is all set to present new fiscal year Budgetary Paper before the Cabinet to be chaired by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif which would be approved for the upcoming Federal Budget announcement.

Beside several other issues to be discussed, the Cabinet would discuss key economic indicators for the current and new fiscal years.

It is expected that Economic Growth target for the next fiscal year would be fixed at 6 percent, fiscal deficit would aim to be reduced to 3.8 percent of the GDP and the debt to GDP ratio would be fixed at 60.2 percent.

The government also aims to increase the tax to GDP ratio to 10 percent.


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