Pakistan’s direction set towards welfare state: PM Imran
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said his biggest achievement in last two years of the government was setting Pakistan’s direction towards becoming a welfare state.
In an interview with a local channel on completion of two years of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, he said Riyasat-e-Madina was a unique Riyasat, in which uplifting downtrodden segment of society was the foremost priority.
He said Ehsaas Program was proving a milestone in steering poor segment of society out of poverty. He said our government laid special emphasis on construction sector in order to provide employment opportunities to downtrodden segment of the society.
He said government is committed to provide cheap electricity to people and several steps have been taken in this regard.
Regarding coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister said the situation was much better and under control in Pakistan. He said smart lockdown proved very helpful in overcoming the pandemic.
Imran Khan said future of the country was in the rule of law and the government was committed to ensure it in the best interest of the country.
The PM said Pakistan enjoys excellent and cordial relations with Saudi Arabia which has always supported Pakistan in the hour of trial. He said, as per the vision of Quaid-i-Azam, Pakistan will never recognize Israel until the people of Palestine attain their due rights. The Prime Minister said future of Pakistan is connected with China. He said China politically defended Pakistan at every forum.