Pakistan’s exports surge to $2.15 billion: PM’s aide
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood on Wednesday said the country’s exports surged to 2.156 billion dollars last month as compared to 2.011 billion dollars in the same month last year.
In a statement on his official twitter account, the adviser said the country’s exports had once again crossed the two billion dollars mark per month.
Razak Dawood said for the first five months of the current financial year, the exports had increased to 9.732 billion dollars as compared to 9.545 billion dollars over the same period last year.
On Nov 30, Prime Minister Imran Khan had in principle, approved setting up of Export Development Board (EDB) to enhance exports.
The approval was granted during Prime Minister’s meeting with his Commerce Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood in Islamabad.
The prime minister would be the President of Export Development Board, while all stakeholders relating to exports were given representation in the board.
Meeting of the EDB will be convened every month in which exporters would be invited so that their problems be resolved on priority basis.