Today I was watching Imran Khan in a TV interview. He was explaining how IMF loans actually destroy a nation’s economy. Then he hinted to read “Confessions of Economic Hit man.” I totally agree with him that these loans are actually a disaster for our economy in long run. And his opposition to take further IMF loans was nice. But what is the program Imran Khan had to liberate the nation from Economic Hitman.
Just to explain who is Economic Hitman; I quote a part of the preface of the book Imran Khan referred: “Economic hit men (EHM) are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other foreign “aid” organizations into the coffers of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the planet’s natural resources. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder. They play a game as old as empire, but one that has taken on new and terrifying dimensions during this time of globalization.”
(From the preface of “Confessions of an Economic Hitman”)
These hit men control everything including elections to international institutions, so what vision and program Imran is having to combat this. I mean what is his policy regarding loans already taken if he comes to government? How will he generate funds to run the state affairs if he would refuse IMF loans? What other alternatives he has? I don’t see any program where PTI can combat the international game.
Engr Waqas Imam is a freelance commentator; his opinions, letters and analyses had been published in various national news papers, blogs & magazines of Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, Bangladesh, & India. He can be contacted at his twitter headset @smwaqasimam