Opposition Slams Imran Khan Over Federal Budget 2019-20

Opposition Slams Imran Khan Over Federal Budget 2019-20
Opposition Slams Imran Khan Over Federal Budget 2019-20
Opposition Slams Imran Khan Over Federal Budget 2019-20

The opposition members marked strong protest in between the budget speech of State Finance Minister Hammad Azhar on Tuesday (June 11). The opposition legislators carried placards and wore black armbands in the budget session which was also attended Prime Minister Imran Khan and Finance Advisor Dr. Hafeez Sheikh.

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Shahid Khattak and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Murtaza Javaid Abbasi were seen pushing each other. Sources informed that opposition, earlier, as according to the advice of Shehbaz Sharif decided to let the minister finish his speech.

Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan peoples Party Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto said: “today the PM of Pakistan danced on the floor of the house as his ministers introduced a PTIMF budget that increases taxes, inflation & unemployment. History will record how Imran danced as our economy burns”.

“PM’s panicked midnight address to the nation. Fearing he’ll be unable to pass PTIMF budget & his government will fall. Coercion will not work. No one with a conscious could vote to increase taxes, inflation & unemployment. This budget is economic suicide we can NOT let it pass”, he added.

Maryam Nawaz

Vice president of Pakistan Muslim league Nawaz (PML-N) and daughter of incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif criticized the PTI government for their first federal budget. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government on Tuesday unveiled a Rs7,022 billion austerity budget for the fiscal year 2019-20, setting ambitious tax collection targets to stabilise a faltering economy.

While terming the budget 2019-2020 as IMF budget, Maryam said government has raised the prices of food and other commodities burdening the poor people who are already suffering because of the incompetence of the administration. She said every day of the Incompetent Khan is wounding the country.

She further said this is not a budget but a prescription for sucking blood of poor. She said this black document would push Pakistan backwards and poor of this country would face further difficulties.

She added that today everyone including businessmen, salaried class and workers must be remembering Nawaz Sharif.

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