Incompetent, non-serious govt is threat for national security: Ahsan Iqbal
LAHORE (92 News) – Former interior minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday termed that the incompetent and non-serious government has posed a threat to national security.
Speaking to the journalists, the PML-N leader said that the prime minister has ‘surrendered’ Pakistan’s economic autonomy, while referring to the government’s deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it would unfold devastating consequences for the poor.
The PML-N secretary general also maintained that the middle-men will become poorer after the budget. “The policies have just started to reveal ordeal of inflation, and the upcoming budget will bring about a tsunami of inflation,” he said.
Ahsan Iqbal mentioned that within ten months only, the burden of debt has increased by Rs3 trillion due to devaluation. He further said now every Pakistani citizen owe an additional debt of Rs16,000. He maintained that within the last ten months, every citizen has become poorer by 30 per cent, and the worth of Pakistan’s economy has reduced from the previous $315 billion to $260 billion.
Regarding unemployment in the country, he said more than 10 million people have become unemployed within the same period of time.
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Speaking to the journalists after a visit on Quid’s mausoleum along with other party, Ahsan Iqbal said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal alleged on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for transferring four billion rupees to India.
“If the inquiry of the NAB chairman is not completed till now against Nawaz Sharif, then Javed Iqbal has to apologize for fake accusations against the former premier,” he demanded.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan himself pronounced that International Monetary Fund (IMF) demanded to appoint Reza Baqir as the governor of State Bank of Pakistan,” the PML-N leader said. He also explained that Chaudhry Nisar has no link with the PML-N.