Govt taking concrete measures to reduce inflation: Shaukat Tarin

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Advisor to the Prime Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government is trying to reduce circular debt without putting burden on the common people.

Talking to a private news channel, he said government is making all-out efforts to strengthen the national economy.

The Advisor said government is taking some concrete measures to reduce inflation because it is the major issue for the incumbent government.

He said after the passage of 18th constitutional amendment, it is prerogative of the provinces to fix the prices of food items.

Replying to a question, the Adviser said there is no shortage of the sugar in the country and a huge stock of imported sugar is available.

He said prices of petroleum products have been increased because its prices are directly linked with the international market.

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