The new Pakistani president Imran Khan sells his armored cars, sends hundreds of domestic workers the avenue, and swaps the presidential palace for a smaller house. So he wants to set a good example to the population.
Pakistan suffers from a financial crisis. The muslim country has a large budget deficit, inter alia because only one percent of the population pays taxes, writes The Guardian. The country survives largely on the financial support of the international community, know the newspaper yet.
It is Imran Khan, a former cricketster and since Saturday the new president, to abolish it. ‘No country can grow in this way. A country must be on its own legs.’
Khan will be the action to the word, adding and self-efficient life. That he promised during his first public speech. He swaps the presidential palace for a smaller house with three bedrooms. Also the 524 family servants that his predecessor worked, he sends the lane. In addition, he will have his fleet of trucks and armored cars of the hand.
The new president wants, as a good example. The ‘new Pakistan’ Imran Khan must be an islamic welfare state, be that to fight poverty and the schuldenput close. The rich pay there taxes and there is economical lived. With that ambition, will, the president himself openly against the profuse lifestyle of the Pakistani elite.
“The taxes should be seen as jihad (the armed pursuit of a particular purpose, ed.)’, “president Khan during his speech. ‘You have to pay for the development of your country.’
However, not everyone is equally positive about the prospects of the country. This weekend asked Khan in his cabinet. Almost half of his cabinet has served for Pervez Musharraf, a military dictator, according to many Pakistanis.