Political parties, stakeholders should be taken on board in major economic policies: President

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh called on President Asif Ali Zardari here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Wednesday.Briefing the journalists about the meeting, Spokesperson to the President Farhatullah Babar said that the Finance Minister briefed the President on the status of ongoing economic negotiations with the international financial institutions and discussions with the Parliamentary parties in the country.The spokesperson said that the President emphasized the development of a framework which ensured the continuity of economic policies. For this purpose, the President said, it is important that political parties and stakeholders were taken on board in major economic initiatives and policies.The overall economic situation and economic policies were also discussed during the meeting – APP