SUNDAY TIMES ISLAMABAD:Expressing his views on the floor of the senate, he said circular debt was at the level of Rs 884 billion in 2013, when the PML-N came in the power.

“The circular debt was recorded at Rs 1,190 billion in the month of May 2018, due to wrong planning and ill decisions of the PML-N government”, the minister said.

He added that pace of rapid increase in the circular debt has relatively slowed down after the PTI government came into power.

Apprising the house about the remedial steps being taken by the government to control over the situation, he told the House we are rapidly building up the other nuclear energy sources and have also prepared a plan to make more investments in this source.