To our good intentions directions some people try to give colour of criticism on government: Ch Shujat Hussain

Do not endorse any such decision which may create problems for the people in the shape of price hike, advice to own son Ch Salik Hussain Chairman Standing Committee on Power

Lahore: 28-10-2020: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujat Hussain has said that some people try to give colour to our good intentions directions as an ally to the government as criticism on the government.

He said this while talking to his son Ch Salik Hussain Chairman Standing Committee on Power under whose president-ship National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Power had not approved the bill for levying surcharge on electricity. During the meeting Ch Salik Hussain had firmly said that tell us what surcharge you want to levy on electricity, is not possible that such surcharge should be levied on luxury items if you really want to overcome national deficit.

All members of the committee opposed the bill and said that this will affect the consumers and an attempt will be made to secretly cover the price hike, getting approve through this bill to levy surcharge on any bill and amount, which will be in billions of rupees, be left on the discretion of the federal government and spend it anywhere it likes, if you are under compulsion to impose tax then tell us what plan the government has.

After hearing all this, Ch Salik Hussain said to his son that with the grace of Almighty Allah you have won with the biggest lead in the country, do not do any such work which may create problems for the poor in the shape of price hike, people have great expectations from you, we deem it necessary to give directions to the government as its ally but people try to give these colour of criticism. #

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