ISLAMABAD - Syed Naveed Qamar has said that budgetary proposals will trigger inflation and add to the woes of poor people.He said this while taking part in debate on federal budget in National Assembly on Tuesday.  Criticizing hike in prices of electricity‚ he said the government should explore new avenues of revenue to meet its expenditures. He said the government should give a plan to massively increase the electricity generation. Work on Thar Coal Project should be expedited to address the electricity demand and supply gap, he said.

He said the government should also clarify its position on Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project.