IMF led policies are leading Pakistan to economic disaster: Siraj.


LAHORE -- Saying the IMF led policies are leading Pakistan to economic disaster, Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Senator Sirajul Haq has asked the government to revisit the agreements it signed with the international lending agency.

The prime minister, Senator Sirajul Haq said in a statement issued from Mansoora on Thursday, should stop worrying about the world economy and shift focus on home where a common man was starving as prices of basic commodities touched the skies and unemployment went rampant.

Sluggish growth, decline in export and rupee value and dejected business community, farmers and laborers were the outcome of the policies of the PTI government, he said, adding further borrowing from the IMF and other agencies would not help in resolving these chorionic issues.

'There is a need to bring revolutionary changes in financial regime. The interest-free economy, policy of self reliance and control on non-development expenditures are the key factors to put the country on the path of development.'

The JI chief also expressed concern on politically motivated accountability system...

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