Maryam Nawaz IMF: IMF is behaving like a ‘colony’ with Pakistan, we are begging…

Maryam Nawaz IMF: IMF is behaving like a ‘colony’ with Pakistan, we are begging…

Lahore: Senior Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Maryam Nawaz has said that Pakistan is a ‘hostage’ to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is treating it like a ‘colony’. Maryam Nawaz said this while criticizing former Prime Minister Imran Khan for violating previous agreements with the global lender. Actually, Pakistan’s economy is facing a serious crisis.

Pakistan is awaiting much needed funds of US$ 1.1 billion from the Washington-based IMF. Addressing youth and social media activists in Model Town area of ​​Lahore here on Monday, Maryam said, “IMF is not ready to trust us. Pakistan is hostage to IMF and it is treating the country like a colony. Even if we try to get out of its clutches, we cannot. ,

Imran’s arrest warrant stayed

According to a report in Pakistan daily Dawn, Maryam also strongly criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan for flouting the previous IMF agreement. He said that because of the mistakes of Imran Khan, the country is begging for one billion rupees. Meanwhile, a Pakistani court has stayed till March 16 the non-bailable arrest warrant issued against former prime minister Imran Khan for allegedly threatening a woman judge while addressing a public meeting here last year.

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According to the news of ‘Dawn News’, the District and Sessions Court of Islamabad had issued an arrest warrant against the former prime minister on Monday. Khan, who is also the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was booked for his remarks at a rally here in August last year. Khan had warned Additional District and Sessions Judge Jeba Chowdhary and top police officials of dire consequences for their “biased” attitude towards his party.

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