Four Months to Go Before Inflation Drops: Asad Umar
ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of the National Assembly, Asad Umar, stated that the inflation rate would stay high in the next two to four months until it began to fall. In the Geo News program ' Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath ' the former finance minister talked about growing inflation in Pakistan
Umar said he informed Prime Minister Imran Khan about the alternatives, including that to avoid coming to the International Monetary Fund during his term as finance minister.
Asad Umar said that all finance specialists proposed that the IMF must be approached by the govt to alleviate the economy.
“Imran Khan is the team’s captain, so he thought a batsman should be sent who can score centuries… As for now, Hafeez Sheikh has only delivered two balls,” said the former finance minister.
Umar said the Prime Minister knew he is part of the Tehreek-e-Insaf team, whether in cabinet or not.
The NA's chairperson said that he had advised Pakistan's Competition Commission to inquire about the increase in rates for five items, including sugar.
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