Wheat crisis a reaction of govt’s negligence, admits PM Imran

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

15th February, 2020

Prime Minister said Pakistan will be transformed into a great nation on the pattern of state of Madinah.

Imran Khan was addressing the ceremony of distribution of Sehat Insaaf Cards in Lahore on today (Feb 15).

According to the sources, The Prime Minister said the government is taking steps to move towards welfare model of the state and our priority is to uplift the weakest segments of society.

During the event held at Governor House Punjab, the premier also congratulated the provincial health minister Dr Yasmin Rashid for distributing five million health cards in the province.

He said for the first time in history, duties on import of health related equipment have been removed. Imran Khan said this step will bring revolutionary changes in healthcare system of Pakistan.

Imran Khan, while referring to current inflation in the country, said the contributing reasons are currency depreciation and account deficits due to policies of previous governments. He said inquiry is being held to ascertain the reasons for increase in price of sugar. He said elements involved in profiteering and hoarding of flour and sugar will be taken to task.

Prime Minister congratulated Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid for distributing health insurance cards among five million families in Punjab.

Earlier, the Prime Minister distributed Health Insaaf Cards among the deserving people.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also visited state-of-the-art Mobile Laboratory of Punjab Food Authority in Lahore.

PM Imran Khan addressing people in Lahore

Earlier today, Prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said that he had not said that they will make Pakistan an Asian tiger.

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is addressing people at an event in which he will distribute Sehat cards.

Prime minister, in this one-day visit, will meet Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar and Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar.

 


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