Supremacy of law top priority of PM Imran: Dr Awan

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (DNA): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on
Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has stated that
Prime Minister Imran Khan firmly believes in supremacy of constitution;
rule of law and across the board accountability.

In a series of tweets on Thursday, she said the entire nation is witness
to the fact as to who was declared ‘Sadiq & Ameen’ by the country’s apex
court and who was declared dishonest.

The Special Assistant strongly rejected the opposition parties’ stance
on the foreign funding case of PTI. She said we condemn their sordid
plot of trying to make Election Commission of Pakistan hostage and
influence its decision.

She said the PTI stands firm on its ideology and stance and like others
it will not tread the course of evading accountability.

In another statement, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan stated that Rahbar
Committee of opposition parties itself needs guidance as it is making
noise without any reason.

The special assistant said that the incumbent government is firm on its
stance and that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders are not coward to
flee the country due to accountability like members of other political
parties do.

She lauded the political pragmatic approach of Prime Minister to handle
the recent attack by the opposition parties when they used JUI-F to hold
stage-in in federal capital Islamabad.

Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan lauded economic team efforts to revive the
economy as it is at verge of collapse due to fatal policies of the last
government.

She further noted that the government has overcome current deficit and
now the situation is improving significantly.

She urged the opposition parties to wait for five years for completion
of tenure by the elected government.  Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan further
said the exports have also increased

It may be noted here that Pakistan’s trade deficit narrowed 33.52% to
$7.77 billion in first four months (Jul-Oct) of the current fiscal year
due to a notable contraction in imports.

Measures taken to address imbalances in the economy over the past two
years such as rupee depreciation, hike in the benchmark interest rate
and higher regulatory duty on imports helped improve the balance of
trade but badly impacted industrial activities and slowed down economic
growth.