ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said that despite global recession and hike in prices at international level, the Government was making concerted efforts to provide relief to all segments of society through the adoption of effective economic measures. The Prime Minister was talking to Federal Ministers who called on him at PM's Secretariat here on Wednesday. The Prime Minister said that the Government had prioritised the execution and completion of development projects with a view to achieve the goal of sustained economic growth through efficient utilisation of the available resources. He said that the cooperation and inputs of the parliamentarians in this regard would greatly help the Government to evaluate the viability of the projects The Prime Minister said that keeping in view the current fiscal situation, the Ministries should focus their energies upon the cost effective and timely completion of the projects to make best utilisation of the public money. The Prime Minister stressed the need for greater coordination among the Ministries, especially while undertaking the public welfare schemes. He said that people had elected their representatives expecting them to solve their basic problems. He added that it was the national duty of the parliamentarians to keep close contacts with the people of their constituencies in solving their problems expeditiously. The Ministers apprised the Prime Minister of the issues related to respective Ministries. They also briefed him about the status of various development projects initiated by their respective Ministries as well as in constituencies. Those who met the Prime Minister were the Minister for Commerce, Maklhdoom Amin Fahim, Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Khurshid Shah, Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Minister for Petroleum, Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for Interior, Rehman Malik and Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Dr. Zaheerudding Babar Awan and Minister for Narcotics Control, Arbab Muhammad Zahir.