Islamabad: The Prime Minister’s News reiterated on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan is determined that he and his government will not succumb to the corrupt mafia and will not give anyone a suspended sentence.
He delivered a speech at the virtual foundation laying ceremony of Naukundi-Mashkar Road in Islamabad.
“Mafias blackmail govt to get National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) or any other relief as they think that they are above the law,” said the prime minister, adding that no one is above law and all corrupt mafias to face the law.
The premier said that developed countries had made progress due to supremacy of law, adding that no society can survive without a rule of law.
While counting his government’s flagship projects, PM Imran Khan said that the PTI government had introduced health cards and provided health insurance to every family in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province. He announced that people in Punjab would also get health cards by end of this year.
“PTI government is taking steps for making Pakistan a welfare state. The government is bringing uniform education system as it will end class-based system,” said the PM and added that his government was making efforts to set up more shelter homes in the country.
The Prime Minister also said that Pakistan’s economy is showing strong momentum and will achieve fruitful results in the next few years. He said that the Tehreek-e-Insaf government of Pakistan is also bringing about revolutionary changes in the agricultural sector and has decided to provide subsidies directly to farmers.
He said that the government has decided to directly facilitate low-income families by collecting data on low-income families.
It should be pointed out that the Naukundi-Mashkar project will be completed within two years, which will help create direct and indirect employment opportunities for about four thousand people.
The area near the Naukundi-Mashkhel section of Balochistan will greatly benefit from the construction of this road, as it will allow them to easily reach the Iranian border in a shorter time.