ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the decisions regarding the economy of the country are miserable for the masses as the poor masses will bear the burden of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adding that the government took these decisions for sake of their ego and stubbornness.
Addressing the members in National Assembly (NA), the PPP leader said the nation has never witnessed before such a worst economic condition of the country.
Bilawal Bhutto said that the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) signed a weak deal with International Monetary Fund (IMF), adding that the general masses are bearing the after effects of this agreement.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is preparing to increase the prices of basic commodities. The meaning of new Pakistan is only unemployment, inflation and poverty. This is not change but devastation, he stated.
Bilawal Bhutto alleged the incumbent government of destroying agriculture sector and farmers by creating urea crisis. The ministers took ineffective decisions because of their stubbornness and ego, he expressed.
The PPP leader said that the government had rejected the offer of Opposition Leader in NA Shehbaz Sharif regarding National Economic Dialogue. The ministers were adamant over not talking to opposition on any issue. You could have presented the stance of opposition before IMF, he stated.
Bilawal Bhutto further asserted that the mini budget will hike the prices of 1000cc cars by 100 percent. The party of ‘Twitter and Facebook’ has also imposed new taxes on Information Technology (IT) sector and aid money, he went on to say.
The PPP chief asked when will PM stop selling his lies a nd think about the people. He demanded the federation to raise the salaries of government employees by 100percent, adding that Sindh authorities have set Rs25000 as minimum wage to provide relief to the nation.
He further said that agriculture sector suffered a lot over unequal distribution of water. PM said that coronavirus is major crisis of this century but it’s not true. He [Imran Khan] is actually the biggest crisis in Pakistan, he reiterated.
Talking about new initiatives of PTI government, Bilawal said that health card will badly affect health sector of the country. The federation is misusing resources in the name of health cards. We need to raise the standard of hospitals, he stated.