Pakistan People’s Party leader Syeda Shehla Raza has tested positive for coronavirus.
PPP leader Shehla Raza shared the news on her official Twitter account. She requested everyone to pray for her recovery.
She shared a photo of her test result and said that she is waiting for the results of her family members.
میرے لیے دعا کی درخواست۔۔۔۔باقی گھر والوں کی رپورٹ کا انتظار سب کے لیے دعا کی درخواست۔۔ pic.twitter.com/kcN76TG5Rf
— Syeda Shehla Raza (@SyedaShehlaRaza) June 15, 2020
Earlier, PPP leader and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillani has also tested positive for coronavirus. His son Kasim Gilani confirmed the news on Twitter.
Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Saturday said that “The estimated loss to the GDP due to the coronavirus is Rs3 trillion”.
Hafeez Shaikh addressed the post-budget conference on Saturday in which he said, “The first nine months, we had a lot of success. In 2018, the national debt was Rs30,000 billion and during the first two months, we spent returning the loans we had,”
He also said that the budget presented was made considering the ongoing situation crisis happening in the country due to coronavirus pandemic.
“We paid Rs 2,700 billion towards debt retirement. This was done despite our total resources for provinces standing at Rs 2,000 billion,”
He also said that the Federal government has decreased its expenditures.