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Economic Survey to be launched today

Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar (C).—File Photo
Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar (C).—File Photo

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Survey of Pakistan for the outgoing fiscal year 2012-13 will be launched on Tuesday.

Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar would release the pre-budget document, highlighting the overall performance of economy during the outgoing fiscal year, providing a realistic feedback and basis for planning.

The survey covers development of all important sectors of economy, including growth and investment, agriculture, manufacture, mining, fiscal development, money and credit, capital markets and inflation and debt and liabilities.

It also highlights the performance of education, health and nutrition, besides showing details about population, labour force and employment, poverty, transport and communication.

The survey also assesses the issues of environment, contingent liabilities, tax expenditure and economic and social indicators.—APP

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