Ahsan Iqbal hits out at Hafeez Shaikh over failure to cope with financial disaster


Ahsan Iqbal hits out at Hafeez Shaikh over failure to cope with financial disaster

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) senior chief Ahsan Iqbal  hit out on the incumbent authorities over its failure to cope with the financial disaster the nation goes by way of, saying that regardless of eighteen months in energy, the finance adviser was nonetheless clueless about fixing financial issues of the nation.

“This government is looting the country with both hands. There is record poverty, joblessness in the country today,” the previous planning minister stated on Thursday afternoon whereas making an handle throughout a session of the National Assembly.

Iqbal made the remarks a day after Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh defended the monetary insurance policies of the incumbent authorities within the decrease home, saying that the financial system and alternate fee was stabilizing because of robust choices.

“I also want to go to the Pakistan whose rosy picture was painted by the finance adviser yesterday. The Pakistan where there is no inflation, where there are jobs, and where rivers of milk and honey are flowing,” the previous minister added in clearly sarcastic undertones.

“This government has started working on a revenge agenda. Small and big investors are all taking their money out of Pakistan. Talented people are also moving out of the country. There is a critical crisis of confidence in Pakistan today,” the previous minister instructed the decrease home.

“The government took longer than it should have to decide whether it should go to the International Monetary Fund for a bailout. This means that when they did sit down with the body, they negotiated from a position of weakness,” Iqbal famous.

“The government laid down their arms in the negotiations with the IMF. The talks with the international body are generally very tough and one has to fight to safeguard national interests. The IMF program the government has agreed to is a weak one,” the previous minister added.