Selected government cannot alleviate economic, governance crises: Bilawal.

Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday said that infrastructure had to be focused on to fight the economic and governance crises, and only public government could do that.

Addressing at the ceremony of seven mega projects, Bilawal expressed that 10 million jobs had to be provided across the country to combat the economic crisis. "Provision of jobs is a tradition of PPP, and people will get jobs with the seven mega projects," he said, adding that the incumbent government was encouraging only unemployment.

Bilawal asserted that the federal government facilitated billionaires with tax amnesty scheme whereas the PPP launched a revolutionary Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) for the public. He went on to say that the 'selected' and incompetent government could not alleviate the problems of people. "The country has plunged into the tsunami of inflation, while small businessmen are stuck into the storm of taxes," he added. The PPP chairman said that the bureaucracy was suffering at the hands of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the country. He maintained that Prime Minister Imran Khan had worsened the economy of Pakistan.

On the other hand, Bilawal Bhutto expressed that Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi Road, Shaheed-e-Millat Road and Sunset Boulevard Flyover were completed in just five months. "Seven mega projects have been completed today, which is vital for Karachi," he added.

He said that completion of all the projects was a proof of all the hard work done by provincial chief minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, and his team. "The PPP is doing developmental work in this environment," he added. On the other hand, PPP Parliamentary Leader in Senate Sherry Rehman said that the vengeful government was only politicking over allegations and had nothing to give except abusive language.

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