Federal govt used coronavirus excuse to cover up incompetency: CM Sindh.


ISLAMABAD -- Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday that the federal government used the coronavirus pandemic excuse to cover up its poor performance.

The chief minister was speaking to media a day after he officially presented the provincial budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

'No calamity struck, [hence the only reason] is that less revenue was generated due to incompetency,' he said, criticising the federal government for its economic policies.

Murad said that in the current year, the province has received Rs229 billion less from the federal government. 'This year, Rs835 billion were to be received from the Centre [but were not].'

He said that Sindh received Rs553 billion from the amended target...

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