Murtaza Wahab terms budget 2019-20 ‘anti-people’

Published on – June 13, 2019 – 12:41 am
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KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that arrest of former President Asif Ali Zardari designed to divert public attention from budget. PM Imran Khan repeatedly stating that he will not give NRO to any person but he facilitated his sister Aleema Khan.


KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that arrest of former President Asif Ali Zardari designed to divert public attention from budget. PM Imran Khan repeatedly stating that he will not give NRO to any person but he facilitated his sister Aleema Khan.

CM advisor said that PTI government gives budget on the dictation by the IMF and designed to crush the poor. Economic terrorist of this country is Imran Khan, said Wahab.

While was addressing to a crowded press conference in the media corner of Provincial Assembly of Sindh Murtaza Wahab said that federal government unveiled the budget in the parliament. This is an anti-people budget. Imran Khan Government gives us anti people budget and sure that this budget was designed to crush the poor people of Pakistan, he added.

Wahab said that recent arrest of Asif Ali Zardari and others were made to divert public attention from anti people budget. The government does not have anything to sell. They are trying to arrest people to hide their failures.

Murtaza said that the government tried to rush the budget and even the opposition leaders not facilitated copies of the budget.

He stated that the arrest of Co-Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party will not save them from the anger of the people. The budget is over burden on the poor people of Pakistan. Their incompetent and failed government had presented a disappointing budget. The country is in dire economic situation the budget is disappointment, he contended. This budget is an “IMF imposed budget” and despite witch hunting and a reign of terror let lose by the puppet government.

The advisor said that Pakistan People’s Party was not in need of NRO, as the people would come out against price hike and budget issue. Wahab said that the Sindh government could not get its share of Rs137 billion in ten months in the head of health sector.

Repeatedly Imran Khan stating that he will not give NRO to any person but he facilitated his sister, said Wahab, adding that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) doesn’t believe on NRO. In this budget non tax filer given facilities. It is a question mark that in amnesty scheme who are trying to facilitate NRO, he asked.

Criticising on Prime Minister, Wahab said that economic terrorist of this country is Imran Khan. Why PTI government started accountability of last ten years, adding that why they are silent on accountability of dictator regime. He further said that NAB was targeting only the opposition and his chairman had on record hinted that arrest of government members may result in downfall of present PTI government, said Wahab.

The present PTI government was victimizing the opposition to pre-empt the massive protests from the people against the nose diving of economy and brutal budgetary attacks on the poor in the form of unbearable inflation, budget deficits, unprecedented price-hike and dollar flight.

The Advisor to CM on Information Law has said that Pakistan People’s party is not in need of NRO, he said that the people will come out against price hike and budget issue. Wahab said that the Sindh Government could not get its share of Rs.137 billion in ten months in the head of health sector.