Sherpao urges govt to offer reduction to the poor throughout Ramazan

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Get together (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Saturday urged the federal government to take proactive steps to offer reduction to the have-nots throughout Ramazan by bringing down the costs of meals gadgets of each day use.

Whereas addressing a gathering at Hayatabad right here, he famous that skyrocketing inflation had made life depressing for the individuals, who have been unable to feed their youngsters. He stated the value hike had dented the buying energy of the individuals.

Former nazim Haji Masood Khattak introduced becoming a member of the QWP alongside together with his members of the family and supporters.

The QWP chief stated the federal authorities ought to implement the austerity measures in letter and spirit and cut back the dimensions of the federal cupboard.

He stated the state establishments and the forms ought to quit their perks and privileges to minimize the burden on the nationwide exchequer at a time when the nation was dealing with monetary crunch.

Aftab Sherpao stated the federal government ought to full the continued digital census on the earliest in order that precise figures might be obtained.

Aftab Sherpao stated it was the accountability of the federal government to take steps to make sure a peaceable atmosphere for holding the elections.

He additionally expressed concern over the prevailing uncertainty within the merged districts, saying that the ex-Fata didn’t obtain the promised funds because of which discontent was rising among the many native inhabitants.

He requested the federal government to pay heed to the plight of the merged districts and launch the funds in order that uplift actions might happen there.

In regards to the looming flour disaster, Aftab Sherpao stated it was ironic that Pakistan, regardless of being an agricultural nation, was dealing with a scarcity of flour and sugar.

Nevertheless, he stated the flour disaster was linked to mismanagement, black advertising and hoarding. He urged the authorities involved to take steps to make sure transparency within the distribution of the flour and different commodities to offer reduction to the individuals.

The QWP chief criticized former Prime Minister Imran Khan for creating hurdles to keep away from dealing with the courts. “Imran Khan used to speak in regards to the rule of legislation, however his conduct has confirmed he didn’t apply what he preached,” he stated.

About Imran Khan’s willingness for talks, he stated how the federal government might belief the PTI chief as he (Imran Khan) used to say he wouldn’t speak with “thieves”. He remarked that talks might be held in an atmosphere of belief and mutual respect so the onus is on Imran Khan to take action.

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