Imran Khan says warned about economic tailspin in case of ouster

Imran Khan says warned about economic tailspin in case of ouster

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that he along with former finance minister Shaukat Tarin had warned ‘neutrals’ that if conspiracy to overthrow government succeeded, our fragile economic recovery would go into a tailspin.

The former prime minister took to the Twitter to react to the historic fall of Pakistani rupee against US dollar said, “Rupee at all-time low Rs193/$ (from Rs178 on March 8); interest rates at 15 per cent highest since 1998, stock market down 3,000 points or 6.4pc; stock market lost Rs604 billion capitalisation; inflation 13.4pc highest since Jan 2020.”

He said, “Market awaiting policy and action which imported government has failed to provide. Both myself and Shaukat Tarin had warned the ‘neutrals’ that if [the] conspiracy succeeded, our fragile economic recovery would go into a tailspin.”

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