Not a single rupee of national exchequer will be wasted: PM Shehbaz
Shehbaz Sharif has directed to complete the ongoing public welfare projects on priority basis
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif said serving the people of Pakistan was the top priority of his government, Dunya News reported on Monday.
The prime minister said the journey of progress and public service would continue.
He expressed these views as former Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman called on him to extend felicitations on assuming the office of prime minister.
Shehbaz Sharif mentioned that during the last four years, the schemes of public welfare schemes were neglected immensely.
Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman said the approval given by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for construction of a hospital in Chilas with best possible medical facilities would prove a blessing for the locals.
He said the approval of Babusar Tunnel for year round flow of traffic would not only boost tourism but also ensure enhanced economic activities.
He lauded the instruction given by PM Shehbaz Sharif for completion of Diamer Bhasha Dam in 2026 instead of 2029.
PM Shehbaz Sharif has directed the officials concerned to complete the ongoing public welfare projects on priority basis.
He was talking to Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Jahanzeb Khan in Islamabad and was apprised of the stalled development projects.
The Prime Minister said public welfare projects will no longer suffer from criminal negligence as the journey of development has started from where it stopped.
Shehbaz Sharif also said economic progress of the country will be ensured through continuation of concrete policies.
The Prime Minister said not a single rupee of national exchequer will be wasted.
The PM also directed to make the Planning Commission more active and ensure cooperation between ministries and divisions.
Furthermore, the Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has reiterated the resolve to speed up the process of development in the country that remained halted for four years.
He was talking to former Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman who called on him in Islamabad today and congratulated him on assuming office of the Prime Minister. Shahbaz Sharif said welfare of the people is the top most priority of the government.
Speaking on the occasion, the former GB Chief Minister said the approval of hospital in Chilas equipped with world-class facilities, is no less than a blessing for the people of the area.
He said the approval of Babusar tunnel for year round flow of traffic will not only boost tourism but also the transportation and economic activities of the local population will continue uninterrupted throughout the year.