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Pakistan Crisis: Imran Khan’s attack on Pak government, said- economic crisis will deepen if elections are not held soon

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Fresh Election in Pakistan: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned that if elections are not held soon in the cash-starved country, then the economic and political crisis will deepen here. Meanwhile, Imran’s supporters protested against rising inflation in major cities. The former prime minister had called for a protest last week in view of the hike in the prices of petroleum products for the third time since the Shahbaz Sharif-led government came to power in April.

Addressing the protesters via video conference on Sunday, Imran had said that the economic and political situation in the country would get “worse” if early elections were not held. The former Prime Minister said that I will call for your long march. If free and transparent elections are not held, anarchy will spread further.

Criticism of the government for withdrawing subsidy on petroleum products

Imran criticized the government for withdrawing subsidies on petroleum products and said the previous Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government had opposed the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) demand to raise prices. Imran said that this government is part of the IMF’s program for two months, while we stayed in it for two and a half years. But my government had cut the price of petrol against the IMF’s condition of raising fuel prices. He also accused the current government of being “incapable of handling the economy” and warned that if the country remained silent, the prices would rise further in the days to come.

Protests against inflation in Pakistan

Cash-strapped Pakistan continues to face economic challenges due to high inflation, dwindling foreign exchange reserves, rising fiscal deficit and weakening domestic currency. The Pakistani rupee on Monday hit a record low of Rs 211 against the US dollar in the inter-bank market. level fell. At the same time, Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves have also come down drastically and it has only six weeks of import cover left. According to ‘The Express Tribune’ newspaper, Islamabad’s F-9 Park, Karachi’s Shahra-e-Qudin, Lahore’s Liberty Chowk, Faisalabad’s Ghanta Ghar Chowk, Rawalpindi’s commercial market, Multan’s Shah Abdullah Chowk and Peshawar’s Hasht Nagari Demonstrations against rising inflation took place at various places including the gate. Addressing a rally in Rawalpindi, former Union Minister and PTI leader Murad Saeed said that fearing Imran Khan, who voices the pain of Kashmiris, world powers conspired against his rule, while a bunch of thieves, robbers and corrupt people An imported government has been formed.

Pakistan needs a self-reliant leader

At the same time, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) Vice President Maryam Nawaz targeted Imran Khan for the protests against the current government and blamed the previous government’s “flawed policies” for rising inflation. ordained. He said that Pakistan needs a self-reliant leader. Maryam tweeted that Fitna (anarchic) ​​Imran had called for a protest against inflation, for which he himself is responsible.

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