Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has on Friday launched the Sehat Card Plus program for the entire population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) during his visit to Swat.
Addressing the public gathering at Grassy Ground, PM Imran said that a prime minister of the country is a father figure for a country.
“A prime minister is like a father for his people. And a father educates his children,” said PM Imran.
The PM lauded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for giving him a warm welcome upon his visit.
He said that KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has taken him on a visit to Gabin Jabba.
Furthermore, the prime minister repeated that his government envisions a Pakistan based on the principles of the state of Madina.
The premier said that the decision taken by the KP government to provide health cards stems from the first principle. He added that with every family having Rs1 million as a health cover, there will no longer be budgetary concerns.
“There will be surety in a household that if someone falls sick he will have a health card and can get treatment in any hospital, be it government or private,” said the prime minister.
Motorways, Expressways in Swat
Moreover, he added that the construction of motorways and expressways will change the fate of Swat.
The resumption of tourism in Swat will bring prosperity as tourism generates revenue and brings foreign investment.
The premier appreciated KP CM Mahmood Khan for deciding the issuance of health insurance cards to the citizens.
However, the health insurance cards will enable the citizens to get medical facilities up to Rs1 million.
The premier said that the government is going to introduce an academic system for the first time in Pakistan which will enable children of a common man to grow.
He said that the cases related to lands in KP and Punjab will wrap up within one year under the new law.
Earlier in the day, has inaugurated the Hassan Abdal Railway Station, constructed at a cost of Rs300 million.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the Prime Minister said, “Railways are important because it’s a commute for the poor and common people of Pakistan.”
Facilities At Hassan Abdal Railway Station
The Hassan Abdal railway station has been constructed for 300 million rupees. It consists of the grand and first floors.
Clean and cold water plants installed for the convenience of the passengers. Apart from this, a canteen has also been constructed along with the waiting area.
Moreover, a canteen and a cafe were set up near the waiting area, he added.