April 02, 2010: Taxation and Micro financing were the key
issues that faced the economy, said Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan
addressing the Youth Parliament Pakistan Third Session on the
issue of Inflation, Poverty and unemployment.
specifically criticized the Sasti Roti project saying that it
was a political slogan. Due to this, Punjab got bankrupt due
to this and incurred heavy losses
lauded the Benazir income support programme but said that this
was only a temporary solution to eliminate poverty. If we were
to rely too much on this in the future, then this would be
catastrophic for the economy for the country.
Ministers of the world do not disclose country's economic
mistakes, but in our country the Minister clearly and openly
states the flaws in the economic system. This results in the
earlier planning of the business men, resulting an ultimate
loss for the country.
Politicians, Businessmen lawyers, doctors and civil servants
do not pay their tax and to date, their has been no clear
reason or justification given for this.
for education and health, even if doubled today, it could not
be used positively since the administration and people on top
lack governance skills.
to a question, Dr. Ashfaque said that when this government
came it could not bring its finance, petroleum and health
minister initially. This lead to serious losses for the
economy of the country and all the developments and economic
stability of the previous government went to waste.
being self sufficient in wheat, our poor people have been
greatly affected by the high prices of wheat. Wheat, he
thought was the crux of the inflation and poverty issue of the
the day, the members of the Youth Parliament Pakistan went on
a Study Visit to witness the historical Session of the
National Assembly of Pakistan. Mr. Raza Rabbani, Chairman
Constitutional Reforms Committee, presented the report on 18th
Amendment Bill in the National Assembly with the consent of
all political parties.