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Arrests Prior to Budget Attempt to Move Attention From Budget Speech

LAHORE: The senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Qamar Zaman Kaira alleged on Wednesday that the arrests of opposition leaders before the announcement of the budget was an attempt to move the attention from the budget speech in National assembly.

Addressing press conference PPP president Punjab chapter said that government was imposing taxes on food items that will further intensify the burden on people.

“PM Imran announced Commission and also announce he will head the commission, however, he simultaneously claimed someone asking for NRO but PPP has no attention for NRO as it will not in its favour,” he said adding that government should take immediate steps to relieve the people.

Commenting over the Zardari production orders, he said he hoped NA speaker will not dictation from anyone and will issue production orders.