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I consider Shahbaz Sharif not a leader of opposition but a national criminal: PM

Addressing the country during the Apka Wazir-e-Azam Apke Saath session on Sunday, the Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Imran Khan said that he does not consider President Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif as leader of the opposition but as a national criminal.

He added that the inflation is a problem not only of Pakistan but of the whole world.It is said that those who are asking for National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) make noise in Parliament, they are not let me speak. so I tried to answer the questions of the people every month.

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan said that we have nothing to do with the robbers; I wanted to answer in front of people every month. In principle, questions should be answered in Parliament, but the opposition members make noise and do not allow me to speak. The Islamic welfare state is our manifesto. When it came to power, the country was on the verge of default.

PM Imran Khan said that the poverty has been reduced in during Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaaf s (PTI) tenure. Farmers  income increased by 73%, while the GDP increased by 5.37%.

Addressing the question on the culminating inflation across the country; he said that inflation is not just a problem of Pakistan. Corona has hit the world economy hard. Unfortunately, we have a current account deficit of 20 billion.

With the depreciation of the Rupee, the things that are imported become more expensive. The country spent Rs 8 billion on the people during Corona.

When the country s problems were solved, Corona came, which affected the salaried class the most. The world is in crisis because of Corona.

He further added that we will get rid of the problem of inflation very soon. I will collect Rs. 8,000 billion in taxes in Pakistan. Palm oil has become expensive all over the world.

Imran Khan said that the salaried class is in trouble, I will call the industrialists and ask them to increase the salaries of the salaried class, people have been given Rs 40 billion to build houses, we have removed obstacles in the construction sector, 3 million houses are being built. A record production of cotton, sugarcane, maize, rice and wheat has been done.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Imran Khan started receiving direct phone calls from general public during a programme “Aap Ka Wazir-e-Azam – Aap Kay Saath”.

According to details, the Prime Minister was listening to the complaints and opinions of people and inform them about different initiatives taken by government.

People can contact with Prime Minister on telephone number 051-9224900.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has so far held four public sessions in which he responded to 86 questions asked by the public.

Out of the total 86 queries, 74 questions were asked through phone calls, while 12 queries were received on social media.

Public participation in the Aap Ka Wazir-e-Azam – Aap Kay Saath programme was categorized as Punjab 47 percent, Islamabad 15 percent, overseas 11 percent, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seven percent each, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan 2.4 percent each and Balochistan 2.8 percent.