FinMin Dar demands probe of economic loopholes in PTI tenure

Business Jan, 28 2023
FinMin Dar demands probe of economic loopholes in PTI tenure
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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar demanded an investigation of economic loopholes in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf tenure. As per reports, Ishaq Dar said in his speech at inaugural ceremony of Green Line Express Train that Railway will be not only self-sufficient institution but it will also support country’s economy. He claimed that in 2013 when PML-N was in power, Pakistan was declared maker economy country, economy was booming and country was 24th biggest economy in world in 2016. Minister lambasted previous PTI government that it was country’s bad luck that they came into power. This needs to be investigated what led to this economic crisis and Pakistan going down to 47th number in world.

Furthermore, he was optimistic about Pakistan coming out of this economic crisis with guidance of PM Shehbaz Sharif. Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that he was confident that staff-level agreement with International Monetary Fund would be signed by end of this month. Pakistan entered $ 6 billion IMF programme in 2019, which was increased to $ 7 billion last year. Programme’s ninth review, which would release $ 1.18 billion, is currently pending.

Published in The Daily National Courier, January, 28 2023

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