Tough decisions taken by PTI govt to address economic crisis: Minister


Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said that to address the economic crisis of the country, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government had to take tough decisions.
Talking to Radio Pakistan’s News and Current Affairs Channel here on Sunday, Shafqat Mahmood said the incumbent government is engaged in repairing the economic damages rendered by former governments.
He said billions of rupees were laundered and stashed abroad during past regimes which rendered severe damages to economy of the country.
Shafqat Mahmood appreciated the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for holding the powerful accountable.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said that the PTI government has been successful in overcoming the challenges it inherited by its hard work and dedication.
Speaking in a programme of News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan on Sunday, he said when the government came into power there was a huge debt and national exchequer was empty.
Ali Muhammad Khan said the economic team of the government put their hard work to bring the economic situation to stability.
The State Minister said engagement was increased with friendly countries at the international level to cope with the situation of 26th February and also to improve ties with the major powers.
He said schemes like Insaaf Health Cards, Ehsaas and housing projects were launched for public welfare during one year of government.—INP

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