Raad Says Austerity Measures Mustn’t Impact the Poor or Employees

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Head of Loyalty to the Resistance parliamentary bloc MP Mohammed Raad on Friday said the government “must not take from the poor and state employees in its quest to implement reforms and slash the budget deficit,” the National News Agency reported.

“We are not allowed to touch the pockets of the poor and employees in our quest to implement reforms to slash the budget deficit, and forget tens of years of theft, corruption and squandering that filled the pockets of many who ruled then,” said Raad.

Such measures “could cause destruction and chaos. They have to look for other resources and when they do, they will find that the poor employees will also contribute to reforming the economic situation and reducing the budget deficit.”

"We are in a difficult economic situation. In spite of all our bitterness and harm to our people, we must prove that we are partners in this country and assume our responsibility in addressing the economic, budget and financial situation,” he added.

SourceNaharnet
Comments 5
Thumb s.o.s 19 April 2019, 15:53

The terrorists responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of Syrians suddenly care about the people’s well-being .Utter hypocrisy!

Thumb natour 19 April 2019, 15:57

That's right, austerity measures mustn’t impact the poor because he wants the poor to donate what little they already have to "the resistance" and help finance the ayatollah's foreign wars now that the ayatollah can no longer finance them himself.

Thumb whyaskwhy 19 April 2019, 20:06

His whole sect and creed lives of taking from the poor.... What a hypo talking about the leadership of the past that was corrupt he forgot he was part of that leadership? He is one of Israels sworn protectors in the region.

Thumb thepatriot 21 April 2019, 00:08

Ya...Raad! Let your villages pay the electricity bills, let your people pay the customs, stop your mafia state within the state for a start!

Thumb thepatriot 21 April 2019, 00:08

Thug!