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Friday Jan 01 2021

'Well done': PM Imran Khan gives exporters a pat on the back

Prime Minister Imran Khan. — 
  • PM congratulates exporters for achieving "record exports" for Dec 2020
  • "We will provide full support to promote export culture", says PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday gave the country's exporters a pat on the back, congratulating them on "achieving record exports" for the month of December. 

Read more: Pakistan's exports increase by 7.2% amid COVID-19 pandemic

Taking to Twitter, the prime minister — pleased at the performance of Pakistan's exports for the month of December 2020 — revealed that the country's exports had registered a growth of 18% over the previous year. 

"Well done & keep up this trend. A major pillar of our govt's economic policy is export enhancement & we will provide full support to promote export culture," he added. 

Earlier last month, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce Razak Dawood  had announced that Pakistan's exports had crossed the $2bn mark for a second consecutive time in November. 

The commerce adviser had said that exports increased by 7.2% year-on-year in November, according to the provisional figures received by the government.

"We have just received provisional figures for export of goods. I wish to congratulate our exporters that in these very difficult times with resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Pakistan and globally, our exports have increased by 7.2% in November 2020 over the same period last year," he had tweeted.