Deputy Chairman Planning Commission chairs 3rd meeting of steering committee for formulation of 12th Five Year Plan here in Planning Commission

Islamabad, January 02, 2018 (PPI-OT):Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mr. Sartaj Aziz chaired the 3rd meeting of the steering committee for the formulation of 12th Five Year Plan here in Planning Commission. Mr. Sartaj Aziz said that Planning Commission is working on the formulation of 12th Five Year Plan in consultations with the provinces as after 18th amendment of the Constitution various subjects have been devolved to the provinces. “12th Five Year Plan would serve as an umbrella and will coordinate the progress of implementation once the socio-economic objectives have been approved by the National Economic Council” he added.

He also said that 12th Five Year plan would make efforts to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 approved by a United Nations Summit in September 2015. The meeting of the steering committee was held to discuss the broad socio-economic objectives of the 12th Five Year Plan which includes sustained growth, climate change challenges, clean energy, agricultural productivity, infrastructure development and industrial revival. The draft document would be presented before the upcoming meeting of the National Economic Council.

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