Govt committed to improve living standard of poor: Senators
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senators Tuesday expressed that the incumbent government under the sincere leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan was committed to improve the living standards of the low income people and the matter of parliamentarians' salary issue would be address after the problems of the common man is alleviated.
Talking to private news channel, Senator Faisal Javed said, the timing of the bill was wrong and salaries would be increased once the country’s economic situation stabilised.
Senator Faisal Javed said Imran Khan a man who feels the pains of poor, adding, real change which had not come earlier, will come now under the vision of Imran Khan.
Senator Faisal Javed said government initiated austerity campaign keeping in view the economic crises of the country.
PTI Senator Shibli Faraz said the bill regarding parliamentarians’ salaries was untimely.
Parliamentarians facing some issues with low income salaries that we can realized but government would address the issue of economy first for the welfare of the common people, he added.
He explained the country had "not come out of the economic crisis yet and a raise in lawmakers' salaries at this wrong time would put an unnecessary burden on the treasury. - APP