‘Govt removing financial land mines laid by Imran’
LAHORE – Punjab Senior Minister and General Secretary Pakistan People’s Party Central, Syed Hassan Murtaza has said that the coalition government is removing the financial land mines laid by the previous government. In a statement issued here on Saturday, he said that the coalition government had tried its best to provide possible relief to the people despite the financial difficulties. He said that increase in the salaries and pension was an open proof of sincerity of the people friendly coalition government. He said that the government had won the hearts of the farmers by removing custom duty on the agricultural tools, seeds and tractors.
The minister said that an allocation of Rs364 billion for the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and interest free loan for the youth were also good steps of the government. He also lauded to provision of relief in the tax to the low income people. Murtaza said that loan for solar panels on easy conditions would also be helpful in reducing energy crises. He said that the coalition government realised that the masses were in trouble, however, the government would take all possible steps to provide relief to the poor people.