Army chief added to govt’s economic revival committee

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Chief of the Army Staff General Asim Munir Wednesday called on President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif separately on November 30, 2022. PID
Chief of the Military Workers Normal Asim Munir Wednesday referred to as on President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif individually on November 30, 2022. PID

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Military Workers (COAS) Normal Asim Munir has been included in a Particular Funding Facilitation Council (SIFC) shaped by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for financial revival.

The navy’s inclusion within the physique — led by the PM and likewise comprising federal ministers — is geared toward complementing the federal government’s efforts to take care of financial challenges dealing with the nation.

The notification on this regard has been issued by the PM Workplace.

“Pursuant to the assembly held on Friday, 2nd June, 2023 with regard to attracting funding from GCC nations within the fields of defence, agriculture, minerals, IT and power, the prime minister has been happy to represent ‘Particular Funding Facilitation Council’ (SIFC),” the notification learn.

Army chief added to govt’s economic revival committee

The announcement comes a day after the federal government unveiled an elaborate ‘Financial Revival Plan’ with a view to capitalise on Pakistan’s untapped potential in key sectors, fast-track the event tasks and facilitate funding.

The plan was unveiled throughout a high-level assembly chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad, which was attended by Normal Munir, chief ministers, federal and provincial ministers, and different high-level authorities officers.

In the course of the assembly, COAS Munir assured all-out help to enhance the federal government’s plan for the revival of the economic system.

As per the notification, the SIFC is a three-tier composition having an apex, govt committee and implementation committees.

The apex physique can have the prime minister, federal ministers (planning, finance, IT & Telecom, meals safety, energy, water assets, industries and manufacturing, defence, defence manufacturing and funding), chief of the military workers, all chief ministers, nationwide coordinator (Pakistan Military) and Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister shall act as Secretary to the physique.

Nonetheless, the manager committee will encompass the planning minister, nationwide coordinator (Pakistan Military), federal ministers (defence, meals safety, IT & Telecom and Energy), state ministers (petroleum and finance), provincial ministers (agriculture, mines and minerals, IT, power, Board of Income, irrigation, finance, planning and growth and funding), SAPM, chief secretaries, director basic (Pakistan Military), secretary Board of Funding.