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Stimulus package as large as Pakistans GDP: India on Imran offer

NEW DELHI: After Pakistani PM Imran Khans offer to extend the benefit of his cash transfer scheme to Indians, the government on Thursday reminded Khan that Indias recently announced stimulus package alone was as large as Pakistans GDP.
The foreign ministry said Pakistan was better known for making cash transfers to bank accounts outside the country rather than giving to its own people. “Clearly, Imran Khan needs a new set of advisers and better information. We all know about their debt problem (almost 90% of GDP) and how much they have pressed for debt restructuring,” the MEA spokesperson said.
“It would also be better for them to remember that India has a stimulus package which is as large as Pakistans annual GDP,” the spokesperson added.
Khan had offered to share with India Pakistans experience of implementing its “successful” cash transfer programme following reports of how poor people in India were battling poverty because of the Read More – Source