News

PTI destroyed economy right under its selectors’ nose: Bilawal

PPP chairman slams govt over higher education budget cut

February 9, 2020 10:48 PM


Twitter Share Facebook Share WhatsApp Share

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned the government’s decision to cut the higher education budget.

In a statement issued here on Sunday, he said the government is forcing the public sector universities to get loans to run their affairs. He said that 104 public sector universities in the country are facing the worst financial crunch of the history. He said the puppet government of the PTI is not ready to give these universities even 50 percent of their total budget of Rs158 billion. He said that public sector universities, including Peshawar University, are not even able to pay the staff their salaries and pensions. He said the federal government is completely ignoring research and higher education in the country. He said the puppet government destroyed the national economy right under the nose of its selectors. He said that hundreds of thousands of people have been pushed below the poverty line in the country. He said the country was going down into a quagmire socially, economically and politically. He said that public sector universities should be given all required funds immediately. He said he stands by teachers, students and staff of the public sector universities in these times of the worst financial crisis.



Most Read

  1. Hurray! Summer vacations for Punjab schools announced Hurray! Summer vacations for Punjab schools announced
  2. Resham issued notice for not paying vehicle's tax Resham issued notice for not paying vehicle's tax
  3. Punjab ministry, school education dept toy with summer vacations announcement Punjab ministry, school education dept toy with summer vacations announcement
  4. Aditi Rao Hydari details her viral 'Gaja Gamini' walk in 'Heeramandi' Aditi Rao Hydari details her viral 'Gaja Gamini' walk in 'Heeramandi'
  5. Ali Zafar’s romantic getaway with wife at Cannes mesmerize many Ali Zafar’s romantic getaway with wife at Cannes mesmerize many
  6. Sarah Ali Khan to tie the knot with a rich guy this year, say rumors Sarah Ali Khan to tie the knot with a rich guy this year, say rumors

Opinion

  1. New twist in PTI founder’s strategy towards Military Establishment
    New twist in PTI founder’s strategy towards Military Establishment

    By Salim Bokhari

  2. Revoke the heat stroke
    Revoke the heat stroke

    By Dr Asif Channer

  3. Defiance, sacrifice & national resilience
    Defiance, sacrifice & national resilience

    By Naveed Aman Khan

  4. Maryam Nawaz Sharif's Police Uniform: Breaking Gender Stereotypes, Not Minds
    Maryam Nawaz Sharif's Police Uniform: Breaking Gender Stereotypes, Not Minds

    By Alysha Khan

  5. Alice Munro, Canada's 'Chekhov'
    Alice Munro, Canada's 'Chekhov'

    By AFP

  6. Pak-Saudi-Iran economic proximity
    Pak-Saudi-Iran economic proximity

    By News Desk