By Maryam Farooq Nisar
The year 2020 indicates a strong opposition of all political parties against the PTI government. The PTI’s so called anti- corruption slogan or chooran is more being sold among amongst the masses.
People are are now standing up against the government considering it to be ineffectual and inept to accomplish its goals. Fresh poles are much needed to give Pakistan a new start, as envisaged by the opposition and public at large.
Challenges being faced by the PTI government currently, seem to be colossal and precarious for the nation. The mistakes already committed by the government, which include a fading economy and an insulated foreign policy are hazardous for the state. Furthermore, political volatility is being witnessed in the country.
Meanwhile, Pakistan, has been trying to overcome the encumbrance of high public debt along with a crisis of balance of payments which has led to consistent monetary compression. Industries are facing a forced shut down all over the country with economy on the brink of crumpling. Consequently, millions of workers have been thrown out of their jobs
Escalating inflation and sanctuary apprehensions have miffed private investment and domestic demand.
As a result, the Government’s knack to confront the slowdown has been rigorously abridged by the financial constriction.
Export growth has dropped to 0.4 per cent due to substandard textile sales, which establish 60 per cent of the country’s exports.
According to some, the PTI government had gained power through engineered elections and are unable to run the country competently because majority members of the federal cabinet have only been making false claims rather than actually catering to the needs of the people.
The leader of JUI (F) claimed that the Prime Minister Imran Khan had asserted that majority of the jobless would be provided with jobs in whereas a massive degree of unemployment has been observed during his tenancy.
Another crisis that has hit people across the country, is the shortage of wheat flour which has added to a record price hike. Instead of fighting out this menace, the stakeholders and government are passing on the culpability to each another. As a result, insecurity and abhorrence is prevailing against the government. Presently the country’s price hike remains extremely susceptible to variations in fuel price and weather conditions.
The leader of JUI (F) claimed that the Prime Minister Imran Khan had asserted that majority of the jobless would be provided with jobs whereas a massive degree of unemployment has been observed during his tenancy.
In Khyber-Pakhtunwala, Defense Minister Pervez Khattak was facing corruption charges in massive projects but NAB was powerless to take stern action against the ministers.
Lately, PTI has encountered grave political hindrances which are very alarming for the ruling party. Recent developments in the country’s internal politics advocate that troublesome environment is concocting for the ruling party.
There are speculations about the future of PTI in the wake of forthcoming challenges. There is a likelihood of civil-military challenges gaining momentum. A fear of conflict among the national institutions might create hurdles for the government. In view of the present scenario, it seems tough for PTI government to bring the economy on a sound footing.
The opposition too, has joined hands to get rid of the present government. PTI government’s days seem to be numbered as the people are getting fed up with the so called ‘selected’ command. Pak Destiny