Government destroying economy so that army and other institutions are effected: Ch Shujat Hussain

If family of sepoy fighting on the border is worried due to price hike then he has the right to ask about economy, if economy is bad then security will also be bad, talk with media

Lahore: 27-10-2017: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujat Hussain has said the statements of the ministers that the army and economy have no link with each other are highly idiotic, the army job is to provide security, security and economy are deeply linked with each other, if economy is bad then obstacles will also be created in the security.

Talking to media here today (Friday) that the present government is intentionally working in this manner so that economy is destroyed and its effects fall on the army as well as on other institutions, army is defending frontiers of our country, the sepoy who is performing duty on the border, is fighting when he knows how fast price hike is going up, it has become difficult to run the household and his family is facing host of difficulties then he has the right to ask about economy. He said that the rulers are intentionally destroying economy so that they can accomplish their devilish designs.

Replying to a question about worse situation in the Punjab, Ch Shujat Hussain said that during chief minister-ship of Ch Parvez Elahi public exchequer was surplus with Rs 150 billion but now it is on minus Rs 700 billion, loans have increased ten times, subsidy of Rs 27. 6 billion is being paid annually on jangla bus alone. #