24 March 2020 – Prime Minister announces financial stimulus package to mitigate economic fallout from COVID-19 outbreak

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Social Services, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister, Various government ministries for implementation

Overview: Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a financial stimulus package worth Rs 1.16 Trillion to deal with the adverse impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the country’s economy.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1543411/pm-imran-announces-financial-stimulus-package-to-mitigate-economic-fallout-from-covid-19-outbreak

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government, International – government