Senate Continues Discussion On Sugar, Wheat Crisis
Sumaira FH 7 days ago Fri 14th February 2020 | 05:51 PM
The Senators on Friday continued the discussion on sugar and wheat crisis and outlined specific steps and immediate measures for the government to eventually provide relief to the people
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Feb, 2020 ) :The Senators on Friday continued the discussion on sugar and wheat crisis and outlined specific steps and immediate measures for the government to eventually provide relief to the people.
Leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz said explanation should be sought from chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Fazlur Rehman about his statement regarding the tenure of the government of Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf (PTI).
He was responding to the statement of Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri who took up the matter of statement of a minister, with the plea to invoke Article six against Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
He said anti-democratic forces denied provinces their right on the natural resources.
Mir Kabeer Shah said inflation has overburdened the common people and practical steps be taken to give maximum relief to them.
Muhammad Akram said many areas of Balochistan still lacked basic facilities adding these areas should also be brought at par with developed ones.
Nauman Wazir said that inflation was due to setting up of expensive power plants by past PML-N government. The Independent Power Producers were allowed to pocket 45-70 per cent profit by the then cabinet of Nawaz Sharif, resulting high inflation, he added.
PIA and Pakistan Steel Mills were ruined due to recruiting people on political grounds, he added.