Federal Finance Minister of Pakistan, Ishaq Dar, gave an interview to the press on Tuesday night and spoke about the situation of Dollar’s price in terms of Pakistani Rupees these days.
Currently Dollar is priced at PKR 108.40 and Ishaq Dar claimed that he wants this price to fall in the range of PKR 98.0. He said that he wants to bring Dollar down to the level where it used to be across the country.
Ishaq Dar was speaking about the Dollar situation with Geo News in the programme “Aaj Kamran Khan keh Saath” and the Finance Minister stated how a special finance team is going to operate in a cell where they are going to work on the perfect economic package. He stated that the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, is leading the cell himself.
He claimed that the law allows the government to take strict measures when it comes down to broadening the network of tax. Moreover, he stated that once the Prime Minister makes the final announcement, it is going to have a legal cover.
Ishaq Dar also spoke about the current dimensions of the country and how they need investment and industrial expansion for economic growth.