Islamabad, February 26, 2023 (PPI-OT):Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has called for supporting the government decisions to strictly implement the austerity plan in the best interest of the country. He was chairing a special session of the Business Advisory Committee of the Senate was at the Parliament House in Islamabad to review and discuss austerity measures in wake of current financial situation of the country.
Chairman Senate observed that hard decisions have to be taken to overcome challenges on the economic front. He also sought recommendations from parliamentary heads of various political parties in the Senate. The committee was also briefed about the steps taken for the celebration of the golden jubilee of the senate in a simple way.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Darcategorically rejected rumours about the country defaulting He said there are economic hardships and efficient steps have been taken to overcome them. He, however, said that it is a collective responsibility and the whole nation has to contribute. The chairman senate while expressing satisfaction on the steps taken by Ishaq Dar and his team expressed his well wishes for him. A large number of members of the committee also attended the meeting via video link.
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