QUETTA (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the country s defence is impregnable due to professionalism and battle hardened Armed Forces of Pakistan.
Addressing the participants of staff course at Command and Staff College, Quetta on Tuesday, he said that Pakistan Army has produced unmatched results when pitched against its adversaries and successfully deterred the nefarious designs of Pakistan s enemies.
The prime minister said that establishment of a prosperous state in line with Islamic principles and ideology of our great leaders like Allama Iqbal and Quaid e Azam can be achieved only if we work hard consistently as a nation.
He said the government has made all out efforts for progress in various sectors like agriculture, industry, technology and automation. He advised the participant officers to pursue their dreams without fear of failure to achieve their objectives.
Imran Khan deliberated at length upon his vision of future of Pakistan where Rule of law, across the board accountability and justice are order of the day.
Earlier addressing a ceremony in Ziarat, the PM said that the previous government had amassed huge debts on the country but the PTI government managed to fixed the economy despite these difficulties. The good news is that the country is out of the woods and the growth rate will rise further in the next year.
He went on to say that said that last year the country’s economy was in doldrums with a meager growth rate of 0.5%. However, new growth rate figures came to light last week showing a tremendous recovery.
"The opposition had already started saying that our government had failed," he said. Last week, when the growth rate was projected to touch 4%, the opposition started saying the statistics were false. They are fearful that if the economy improves, their politics will essentially be over, he added.
The premier further said the PTI government considers Balochistan as its own, which had never happened in the past. For the first time in history, money is being spent on development work in Balochistan. He said that he cannot throw around bags of money like a King, the Finance Minister has to be consulted before releasing any funds.