Efforts are being made on an emergency basis to make the country economically strong: Shehbaz.

ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, while expressing concerns over worrisome economic indicators, has ordered immediate steps to control inflation in the country.

PM Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday chaired a meeting where he was briefed on the prevailing economic situation of the country by the Ministry of Finance.

The meeting was attended by PML-N leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Ahsan Iqbal, Dr. Miftah Ismail Ahmed, Zubair Umar, party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb and others, including authorities concerned.

During the meeting, PM Shehbaz Sharif said that efforts are being made on an emergency basis to make the country economically strong. He directed his economic team to prepare a detailed strategy for relevant reforms.

"Steps should be taken to improve the economic condition of the common man in any case," the premier said. Moreover, he also issued directives for efforts to be made on priority basis to control inflation.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Energy presented the charge sheet of the former government's "incompetence" to the prime minister.

The Power division presented the document during a meeting over energy and...

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