Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the country on Wednesday and announce a relief package to help alleviate poverty.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry took to his official Twitter account to confirm that in his address to the nation, PM Imran will announce the “biggest public relief package in the history of the country”.

Fawad maintained that the premier’s first priority is to alleviate the sufferings of people and that he will “go to any extent” to provide relief to the people.

“This package will be a milestone in reducing the hardships of people and will make their lives easier,” he said.

On Monday the PM Imrandirected concerned authorities to take necessary measures to bring down prices of essential commodities to give maximum relief to the common man.

Presiding over a meeting to review the overall economic situation in the country, the economic team informed the prime minister of the inflationary trend in the international commodity market and petroleum prices.

“Like our exemplary response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are working hard to mitigate negative impacts of international inflation, especially in petroleum products and food items,” PM Imran said.