Imran holds coalition govt responsible for economic turmoil

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Former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan has said inflation is touching sky-high in Pakistan during the tenure of the coalition government.

PTI is now being blamed for the present turmoil, if this was the case, then why did the ‘imported government’ conspire to come into power?, said Imran Khan in a press conference in Islamabad here today. The PTI chairman said inflation has taken over the country due to the wrong policies of the PML-N-led coalition government. The people of the country are protesting against record inflation and increasing loadshedding problems and the government using force against peaceful protestors.

The former prime minister said the economic condition is worsening with every passing day after the ouster of the PTI government through ‘foreign conspiracy’. They came into power to get rid of Rs1,100 billion corruption cases and get NRO-2, Imran Khan added.

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He recalled that IMF was demanding to increase fuel and electricity prices, but his government did not bow down to the demands of the funds and continued negotiations.

 

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