Shahbaz slams Imran for turning blind eye to Karachi’s problems


The PDM has decided to hold the long march against rising inflation on March 23 (Pakistan Day)….reports Asian Lite News

Pakistan’s Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif has lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan, accusing him of turning a blind eye to Karachi’s problems.

During a press conference, Shahbaz said that Prime Minister is not concerned about the problems of the masses but is only concerned about the Opposition, Geo tv reported on Tuesday.

“Life has become hard for people due to additional taxes, rising electricity prices,” he said.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s opposition parties have come together and decided to carry out long marches against the Imran Khan-led country’s government later this month and on March 23.

Earlier, Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League (N) announced that they will lead a long march against the PTI government from Karachi to Islamabad on February 27.

The PDM has decided to hold the long march against rising inflation on March 23 (Pakistan Day).

Both the parties have agreed to use all legal, constitutional, and political options at their disposal to overthrow the PTI government.

“If we want to save this country from destruction, then we will have to get rid of this government,” Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif said while addressing a press conference, Geo News reported.

PDM chief slams Imran

Slamming the Imran Khan government, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday said the federal government is ‘mortgaging’ the State Bank of Pakistan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for loan.

Speaking at the public meeting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the PDM chief said, “The State Bank of Pakistan is not answerable to Pakistan [after debt agreement with the IMF].”

Fazl, who is also the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam chief, told a public meeting at the GPO Chowk that the SBP hadn’t lent a single rupee to the federal government since 2019. He said that casting vote for the PTI candidates would mean further ruining the country and the nation because of the immature policies of rulers.

Amid the rising inflation in the country, Fazl said electricity had got so expensive that it was unaffordable for the common man.

“The government is fulfilling the global agenda but we will not allow it to turn us into a slave nation,” he said.

Talking about the rising inflation in the country, Rahman said that hike in prices of food items, medicines and inflation was the country’s real issue.

Despite taking huge loans from international financial institutions during the last three years, the government had no policy to steer the country out of the prevailing economic crisis, he added.

Highlighting that people are suffering under the ruling PTI government, the PDM chief stated that the poor people and youths were compelled to commit suicide due to the price-hike of daily use commodities and joblessness in the country.

“This is not a government but a mafia imposed to destroy every sector of the country and loot the masses,” the JUIF chief said. (ANI)

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