Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that foreign direct investment in the country has witnessed a surge of 66 per cent during seven months of the year 2019-20 as compared to the last year.

Hafeez Sheikh tweeted, “Foreign Direct Investment rises 66% to $1.56 billion in July-Jan 2020 as compared to the same period last year. In January 20, net FDI was $223 million, 52% higher than January 19.”

Earlier on Feb 12, addressing on the floor of the National Assembly, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said the country’s economy is improving now and the IMF had endorsed that Pakistan has achieved all of its targets in its latest review report.