Dar says PTI criticism of budget ‘unfair’

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday refuted the allegations levelled in a white paper of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) on the country’s economic performance.

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The finance minister in a statement called the PTI allegations as baseless. He said his ministry had come up with two budgets in just 13 months and it has made sure the allocation of resources in the favour of the poor.

He said that PTI leaders should have considered the ground realities before unleashing their unjust criticism.

He called the analysis by PTI as unfair. Elaborating the steps taken by the government for the welfare of the masses, Dar said the PML-N government increased the allowance to needy families by 50%, subsidized urea, removed sales tax on purchase of tractors and provided insurance for crops and livestock.


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Dar says PTI criticism of budget ‘unfair’

by Shakoor Nizamani