Coalition partners deplore decision of KP government

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ISLAMABAD: The ruling coalition partners on Friday deplored the refusal of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to implement the terms of the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at this critical time when floods are wreaking havoc across the country. country.

In a joint statement, the ruling coalition led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the centre, said that when the country faces devastating floods, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while playing politics, has refused to implement IMF terms. OK.

“The letter from Government Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Finance Minister Miftah Ismail is a ploy to plunge Pakistan into a deluge of economic crisis,” the joint statement read, adding, “It is none other than Imran Khan who signed an agreement with the IMF on strict conditions and tied the hands and feet of the Pakistani economy.

The coalition partners further accused Imran Khan of violating his own agreement with the Fund by suspending the program and announcing grants.

“That’s how he [Imran Khan] laid mines in the foundations of the Pakistani economy by providing grants so that Pakistan would fall economically bankrupt,” the statement added.

Prime Minister promises to help those affected by KPK floods

He further said that the current government has been forced to take extremely difficult decisions just to save Pakistan from economic bankruptcy. After four months of continuous hard work, the value of the rupee and the economic situation began to improve.

“Even though Imran Khan’s four years of economic destruction and inflation still drown the people,” he said, adding that PTI is aware that the IMF board meeting will be held on August 29. during which the economic program with Pakistan will take place. to revive.

“In this case, a malicious action has been taken by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This decision is proof that the side benefiting from foreign aid is committed to the agenda of bringing Pakistan to economic ruin. As before, we will foil this plot and defend the economic independence of Pakistan,” he said, adding that the priority and attention of the government at present is the relief and rescue of flood victims, “because the relief and rehabilitation of flood victims must remain the national priority at this time.

“We will not let anyone’s politics interfere with the process of saving the lives of flood victims and alleviating the hardships they face,” the coalition partners pledged.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2022

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