Pakistan, Karachi News : MQM has rejected the federal Budget for the new fiscal year 2013-14.
Addressing a press conference at Khursheed Begum Secretariat, Azizabad, MQM leader Farooq Sattar said that the increase of General Sales Tax (GST) is a ‘merciless step’ for the people.
MQM sources told that no measures were taken to provide relief to the masses. He further said that the first priority of the government should be to eliminate electricity load shedding in the country, but, he added that no steps were taken in this regard.
The MQM leader said the PML-N government also failed to introduce any policy to bring back looted money. While criticizing the government, Sattar said that money should be allocated in the budget to counter terrorism.