Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will reveal the “biggest stimulus package of Pakistan’s history to address inflation” on Wednesday (today).
According to Chaudhary’s statement, PM Khan will address the nation later in the day.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Chaudhary said the government’s foremost priority was to alleviate people of poverty and the Prime Minister would go to any lengths to do so.
“This package will be a major milestone in lessening the hardships of the masses and making their lives easier,” he added.
Chaudhry further said that PM Khan would announce a historic relief package in a bid to address the problems faced by a common Pakistani.
Media reports say that the PM would be taking the nation into confidence on the deal struck with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).
The Prime Minister is also expected to speak about the current security, economic, and political situation in the country.
The time of the televised address hasn’t been revealed till yet.
On the other hand, the government has started to implement the agreement signed with the proscribed outfit by releasing more than 800 supporters of the group across Punjab. Sources say that TLP’s Chief Saad Rizvi will also be released from jail in a day or two.
In a meeting on Tuesday with the government’s coalition partners, PM Khan took the lawmakers into confidence over the deal with the proscribed TLP. The Prime Minister also asked his coalition partners to refrain from commenting on the issue.
The meeting’s participants pressed upon calling a joint session of the parliament.
It is pertinent to mention that the coalition partners assured the premier that they would remain on the same page on significant national issues.