Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan admits that people in the country are facing massive inflation as commodity and fuel prices are soaring domestically, and inflation awakens him at night. The media reported that it was.
Imran Khan answered a question about the surge in inflation during a live public broadcast on Saturday, saying that was the only problem. [him] I woke up at night, “Dawn reported.
But Imran Khan also said that current inflation is a “global phenomenon.”
The prime minister also said that when Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf-led government came to power, they had to deal with a huge budget deficit, which led to higher import prices.
Imran Khan also said that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused several countries to currently face supply shortage problems.
The United States said it spent $ 600 million on the welfare of people during the pandemic, and Pakistan said it spent $ 8 billion. “We have to compare the situation in both countries,” he added.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan also said that the UK and some European countries are now facing record inflation.
On inflation, Imran Khan also urged the media to maintain a “balanced approach” and inform the public about the situation around the world while discussing inflation.
Acknowledging that inflation had had a major impact on Pakistanis, Imran said salary classes were most affected by inflation.
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