Pakistan has cheaper food than the world, says PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan, stated on Thursday that food products are cheaper in Pakistan than in other countries.
Prime Minister Imran Khan made these statements during the PTI core committee meeting which discussed inflation in the country, the party’s reorganization, and the situation in Afghanistan.
While addressing the members of the committee, The Prime Minister requested its committee to enlighten the public about inflation’s causes in the country.
“Pakistan has lower inflation rate as compared to other countries,” PM Imran Khan stated.
He further added “Pakistan is also giving incentives and subsidies along with a reduction in the prices of edible items.”
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On the Afghanistan situation, the Prime Minister mentioned that Islamabad was attempting to bring the international community together in order to bring peace to the war-torn country.
The committee also decided to commemorate Ashra-e-Rehmatul Lil Alameen (PBUH) with zeal and fervor. The Prime Minister directed the committee to celebrate Ashra-e-Rehmatul Lil Alameen (PBUH) from Rabiul Awwal 3 to 12, stating that he would personally inaugurate the Ashra on the third of the month.
The Prime Minister indicated that the next general elections will be held using electronic voting machines, and that the government would grant overseas Pakistanis voting rights.
He also urged the governments of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to finish development projects on schedule.
Furthermore, the Prime Minister held a meeting with the president of the Insaf Doctors Forum; Dr Mudir Khan, who called him to the federal capital.
“The whole world recognizes the capabilities of Pakistani doctors,” the Prime Minister said while describing doctors as the country’s precious asset and directed them to take immediate steps to alleviate their concerns about the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) and the National Licensing Exam (NLE).
During the meeting, the Prime Minister was briefed on the development of healthcare reforms, while Dr Mudir informed him of his concerns about the MDCAT and NLE exams.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for National Health Services Dr. Faisal Sultan, and K-P Health Minister Taimoor Saleem Jhagra were also present in the meeting.