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A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, 'In your opinion, what measure will be necessary if people responsible for political and administrative leadership are willing to adopt austerity? please tell if it is necessary, not necessary or inappropriate as an austerity measure that VIP wards in hospitals should be closed]?'
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, "In your opinion, what measure will be necessary if people responsible for political and administrative leadership are willing to adopt austerity? I will read out a few measures to you, please tell for each if it is necessary, not necessary or inappropriate as an austerity measure [VIP wards in hospitals should be closed]?" In response, 82% believed that this is a necessary step for austerity whereas 11% Pakistanis felt that it is not a necessary.
The Ministry of Finance on Friday unveiled the austerity measures to be taken during the ongoing financial year.
The Punjab government has issued this new policy under the austerity campaign.
While talking during a current affair program of Radio Pakistan he said the country was passing through worst economic crisis and these austerity measures would help steer the country out of prevailing challenges.
At least that is what is depicted from the lifestyle of the people of Islamabad, and all this happening under the very nose of the people who are advocating austerity.
The report acknowledged the efforts of the Scottish Government in trying to mitigate the impacts of the austerity policies.
Alston quoted Thomas Hobbes, the 17th-century philosopher, to warn that unless austerity was ended and welfare cuts were reversed, millions of poorer Britons faced lives that would be "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short".
BEIRUT: The 2019 draft state budget will not be discussed at Thursday's Cabinet session because it has not been distributed to ministers, signaling that an accord is still lacking on the austerity measures the government plans to take to reduce the deficit, sources said Wednesday.
TOWN hall chiefs have agreed to write to the Government demanding an end to austerity.
The Lies We Were Told: Politics, Economics, Austerity and Brexit