Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday stressed the need for efforts to boost economic conditions and to address the challenges of gas and power shortage in the country.
He was talking to Federal Minister for Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. Finance Secretary Dr Waqar Masood was also present during the meeting.
President Zardari said the improvements in economic indicators were encouraging, however, efforts needed to continue to keep up the pace and momentum of economic turn-around. He said the prevailing international economic situation was not very encouraging and called for efforts to further stabilize the national economy to fight economic challenges.
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