Following are some snippets that stood out from Urdu newspapers on August 20, 2020, which The Current takes no responsibility for.
PML-N Govt’s Finance Minister All-Praise For PTI
It has been reported by Daily Jang that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former finance minister Miftah Ismail has said, “Hukoomat ne Ehsaas Programme mein ghareebo ko paisay diye… iski tareef krta hun.”
‘Hukoomat Aur Yeh Saal’
It was reported by Daily Dunya that Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said, “Nawaz Sharif deal kr k gaye… mazeed siyasatdaan andar janay walay hain. Teesra saal hukoomat k liye imtahan ka saal hoga… agar pichlay saalo ki tarha yeh saal bhi aisay guzar gya to phir buhat barray masail paida ho jayeingay.”
Kuwait Running Out Of Money
It was reported by Daily Dunya that Kuwait’s Finance Minister Barak Ali Al-Shaytan has warned the parliament that only two million dinars remain in the country’s treasury and no money will be available to pay government employee’s salaries after October.