PML-N flays govt for heavy loans, no uplift schemes.


LAHORE -- The PML-N says the ruling PTI government has taken a record $13bn loan in just two years but did not spend a single penny on any development project.

'The PTI government is so inept that it has taken $13bn loan in just two years but could not spend a single penny on development. It returned a $5bn loan. It is accountable for the spending of the remaining $8bn,' PML-N Punjab information secretary Azma Bokhari said in a statement issued here on Monday.

She said Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken such a huge loan but gave the gifts of unemployment and inflation to the masses. On the contrary, Nawaz Sharif had taken loan but his government laid a structure of development in every sector, be it motorways, electricity projects or provision of interest-free loans to the youth and farmers.

The PML-N lawmaker further said the international monetary bodies had predicted a bleak economic future for Pakistan and this was only because of the poor...

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