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PM inaugurates new academic block at GIK Institute


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

26th Aug, 2019. 05:57 pm
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PM addresses GIKI blck inauguration ceremony

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday visited Swabi and inaugurated new academic block of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI).

Imran Khan also planted a sapling in the institution.

The premier had earlier said that the PTI government will achieve the target of planting ten billion trees across the country during its term by involving all the provinces in the national cause.

Chief Minsiter Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Federal Minister for Educaton Shafqat Mehmood and provincial minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra, accompanied the prime minister.

Covering an area of 162,000 square feet, the project has been completed in two years.

The four-story academic block has 12 classrooms, 20 laboratories, 42 faculty offices, three conference rooms and can accommodate around 1,000 students.

Let it be known that the prime minister will address the nation today at 05:30 PM over escalating unrest in occupied Kashmir due to Indian curfew, following abrogation of article 370 and 35A that gave special status to the valley.

Earlier in a day, Prime Minister Imran Khan summoned cabinet meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) to discuss eight point agenda and review up-to-date situation in Occupied Kashmir.

The premier would take the committee into confidence about his contacts with international leaders.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will brief the committee about his efforts to highlight the issue at international level.

Approval of the Successful Young Program is also on agenda of the meeting under which 100 billion rupees would be distributed among youngsters.

The Cabinet members will give suggestions for public welfare while approval of the community welfare attaches would also be given.

Cabinet meeting would also give approval for members of the Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority while it would approve the summary to regularize services of the employees of electricity distribution companies.

It is also mentioned that the cabinet would give approval of ordinance of criminal laws about power theft.