Minister for Finance, Government of the Punjab, Makhdoon Hashim Jawan Bakht and Secretary, Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, P&DD, Government of the Punjab visited PERI...

Saturday, October 6, 2018
October 06, 2018                                                  

Minister for Finance PERI Visit 

Minister for Finance, Government of the Punjab, Makhdoon Hashim Jawan Bakht and Secretary, Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, P&DD, Government of the Punjab visited PERI to review the progress on Punjab Growth Strategy 2023. Chief Economist, P&D, Dr. M. Aman Ullah, briefed on the target assessment of the previous strategy and gave an overview of the current economic situation of Punjab. Professor Emeritus, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha discussed the Growth Model for Punjab to evaluate different policy options and devise an informed strategy. Associate Research Fellow, PERI, Ms. Sitara Gill shared the key findings of Punjab Economic Report 2018 on Human Capital Development. Mr. Usman Khan, Economics Faculty LUMS, was also present and gave insights on the current challenges faced by Punjab.