Fawad says PM to announce relief package against inflation

By: News Desk      Published: 07:43 PM, 1 Nov, 2021
Fawad says PM to announce relief package against inflation

Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that Prime Minister Imran Khan would announce a special relief package for the masses to deal with the current inflation, reported 24NewsHD TV on Monday.

Fawad said the PM had directed his economic team to take all the possible measurements to provide maximum relief to the masses. Fawad along with Special Assistant to PM Shahbaz Gill was talking to the media after the meeting of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) core committee chaired by the PM.

Fawad said, “Through the relief package 10 million people will receive direct assistance”. He said oil prices continued to rise in the world market.

The Information Minister said that the government was worried about facing the energy crisis.

Fawad said local body elections in Punjab were also discussed in the meeting and it was decided that the mayor in Punjab would be elected through direct elections.

He said the issues of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) were also discussed in the meeting and declared the show cause notice of the ECP against Azam Swati and him was based on injustice.