Based on particulars, an audio clip has surfaced through which former finance minister was allegedly giving instructions to provincial finance minister to derail Worldwide Financial Fund deal.
In alleged audio, Shaukat Tarin stated that they should backtrack from Rs750 billion commitments and inform the lender that the dedication Punjab made was pre-floods and now the province “can not honor it”.
The PTI chief instructed the finance minister to draft a letter and ship it to him for vetting so it may very well be despatched to the federal authorities and afterward to the IMF consultant in Pakistan.
At Tarin’s request, Leghari requested whether or not Pakistan would undergo if Punjab withdraws from the deal.
“Nicely, frankly isn’t the state already struggling due to the best way they’re treating your chairman [Khan] and everyone else? IMF will certainly ask them: the place will you get the cash from now?” Tarin responded.
He additional stated that Centre is sending PTI management to jail and submitting terrorism case. Tarin stated that this might not go on additional and the celebration couldn’t bear being “mistreated” and never reply. “We can’t be blackmailed.