SBP package to improve economy: PM

By: News Desk      Published: 09:49 PM, 11 Apr, 2020
SBP package to improve economy: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced incentives for businesses as part of government’s policy to provide relief to people hit hard by coronavirus.

In a tweet, the PM wrote: “The Ehsaas emergency cash prog[amme] is underway & we are seeking to offer business incentives with tax refunds & opening up the construction sector while keeping agri[culture] sector open.”

In another tweet, Imran Khan said: “With tax refunds & opening up the construction sector while keeping agri-sector open. SBP's initiatives for businesses during the COVID19 will help keep businesses afloat & prevent massive unemployment.”