ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders on Thursday said while the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is destroying the country’s economy, a similarly selected entity Moody’s is spreading lies about the nation’s financial realities.
While talking to the media the PML-N Information Secretary Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the ‘nalaiq’ (incompetent) and ‘naehel’ (unworthy) credit rating agency which raised Pakistan’s economic outlook from negative to stable is actually ‘clueless’ about the state of Pakistan’s economy.
“Going to the IMF and then getting better credit ratings – this selected platoon is doing the same thing that we did,” Marriyum Aurangzeb said.
“But we did it based on true democratic values, developmental vision and respect for vote. They are doing it based on their selected, fascist agenda,” she added.
PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal said that the financial statistics of Moody’s are as accurate as Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Shaikh’s knowledge about the price of tomatoes. “The economy cannot be fixed by just copying what we did,” Ahsan Iqbal said.
Iqbal further added that the government officials lie through their teeth when they say that the economy was in tatters when the incumbent government assumed charge.
“The tatters actually began to emerge as soon as our IMF programme was completed,” he added.