Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Finance Minister Aurangzeb Highlights Freelancers’ $3.5 Billion Export Contribution

Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb praised Pakistani freelancers, noting that these young entrepreneurs contribute $3.5 billion to the country’s exports.

Emphasizing the economic potential of the youth, Aurangzeb stressed the need for a supportive policy framework to further harness this potential. He made these remarks during a press conference on Tuesday.

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Aurangzeb clarified that these initiatives are independent of any International Monetary Fund (IMF) involvement, focusing on creating a conducive environment for digital entrepreneurs.

On general economic indicators, Aurangzeb stated that the government continues to provide discounts on essential agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, seeds, and medicines.

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Regarding Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s recent visit to China, the finance minister said it focused on exploring technological advancements rather than seeking financial assistance.

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Discussions with top Agricultural Research Universities led to commitments to send Pakistani students for advanced research and training opportunities.

Aurangzeb also commended Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz’s efforts, recognizing the positive impact of her recent initiatives for the farming community. He mentioned that the federal government is implementing measures to support small farmers, ensuring they receive necessary assistance to thrive in a competitive market.

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Azhar
Azhar
1 month ago

Glad to see someone recognizing the potential of Freelancer’s contribution. It’s high time we utilize this and create better opportunities for them.

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