• Imran proposes short-term and long-term measures to overcome the economic crisis.
• PTI moves court against Nawaz-Shehbaz conference
Islamabad: Pakistan’s Tehrek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday announced plans to create a “comprehensive roadmap” to lead the country out of the current economic quagmire.
He also said Pakistan needs to take short-term and long-term measures to overcome the economic crisis.
The PTI also decided to bring to court Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif’s meeting with his brother Nawaz Sharif and PML-N leader Ishaq Dar, saying that discussing the appointment of the chief of army violated the Official Secrets Act, Prime Minister’s oath.
Khan, who chaired a meeting of the party’s senior leadership and economic team, which was attended by Asad Umar, Dr. decided to establish the Core Economic Group. From PTI’s economic team, independent economists and market experts.
This group presents a report on the current crisis and corrective action plans to PTI leaders, along with proposals for grants targeting vulnerable sections.
According to the statement, former Minister Tallinn briefed the meeting on strategies to put the country’s economy on a path of improvement and protect the poor from the worst effects of the economic disaster.
He covered 17 major sectors including finance, energy, industry, social sector, finance, commerce and export, construction and housing, agriculture, tourism and blue economy, digitalization, state-owned enterprises and privatization, water and climate, sports and education. Economic areas were highlighted, health, arts and culture, and science and technology, each led by an expert.
“Today most people are facing the worst inflation, high electricity prices and a weak economy.
He further said PTI will devise a complete roadmap for economic recovery and relief for the poor.
Nawaz Shebaz Dar Conference
Separately, Khan, who chaired the party’s legal committee, reportedly discussed the appointment of an army chief during a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Dar, although the official secrecy law and the oath ruled him out. said to be in violation. Prime Minister’s.
The meeting decided to take the matter to court. It also said that a PTI employee was allegedly receiving threatening calls from an unidentified phone number, which would also be brought to court.
It was also decided that the alleged torture case in custody against Dr. Shahbaz Gill would have a logical ending.
Meanwhile, party leader Fawad Chaudhry called for a “rewrite of the political framework” following the “failure” of the current system, agreeing to “rules of the game” to ensure balance in civil-military relations.
Separately, Mr Khan said Pakistan needs to take short- and long-term steps to overcome the economic crisis, saying that Pakistan cannot progress without exports and that his government is facing a balance of payments crisis. It added that it is focusing on increasing exports to avoid a recurrence.
He was talking to a digital forum participant.
When asked, he said there is a need to reduce losses for government-run organizations.
He further said he wanted to attract investment in real estate, but the country was also facing food insecurity, so he decided to set up a project in Ravi City and Bundal Island.
Published at dawn on September 21, 2022