This means that Pakistan will receive the first tranche of the loan in June or July, when the prime minister foresees an economic revival. “We have proposed to the prime minister to appoint a full-time minister for the SME sector,” Nasir said. The FPCCI official further said the prime minister continued to remain in close contact with the business community of the country to overcome economic challenges. A handout issued by the Press Information Department added that the prime minister asked the business community to benefit from the recently announced amnesty scheme. The premier also asked the business community to play its role in pulling the country out of its financial crisis and alleviating poverty.
Source: The Express Tribune May 25, 2019 03:00 UTC