Umar told the participants that the Imran Khan led government had decided against entering into any new bailout programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for now and was exploring other possible avenues to help Pakistan's struggling economy get back on track.
Umar indicated that the amended bill will also carry "some good news" for the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).
He also made it clear that the government had signed several agreements to bring investment to the country instead of just borrowing from friendly countries.
"The impact of these investment agreements will become known from next week," he said.
Pakistan and the UAE finalised the terms and conditions of a $ 6.2 billion support package for Islamabad this month.
Last month, the UAE said it will soon give $ 3 billion to Islamabad.
In October, Saudi Arabia agreed to provide Pakistan $ 3 billion in foreign currency support for a year to address its balance-of-payments crisis.
The package included $ 3 billion balance of payments support and $ 3 billion in deferred payments on oil import.
Pakistan apprehends the IMF will come with stringent conditions of austerity besides scrutiny of $ 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects whose terms till now remained confidential.
The Trump administration is making all efforts to ensure that any IMF loan to Pakistan is not used to repay its Chinese debt.