PM Sharif urges unity, promises good times


While talking to Federal Minister for Industries Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi and Advisor to PM Engr Amir Muqam, who separately called on him at the Prime Minister’s House Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the government of Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) is focusing on its vision of development and prosperity, with provision of better facilities to the people across the country.

The prime minister said a network of roads is being constructed to facilitate linkages between various parts of the country, which would bring the people closer to each other, besides promoting businesses and creating better employment opportunities.

Deploring the tragic incident that took place in Lahore on Sunday and was followed by protests and riots, he said that all provincial governments have been given directions to take all steps necessary for maintaining law and order.

He said minorities are an important segment of Pakistan’s multi-ethnic society that has immensely contributed towards the country’s progress. He said the government wants the minorities to lead their lives in harmony and peace.

The Prime Minister said energy problem is being tackled with an effective strategy so that more power is added to the national grid as early as possible to provide the people with maximum relief.

Both the leaders apprised the prime minister of matters relating to their areas. The party matters relating to Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also came under discussion during the meetings.

Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi also briefed the prime minister about the working of his ministry and the steps being taken to promote the industrial sector in the country. Syed Shah Muhammad Shah, Senior Vice President PML-N Sindh was also present during this meeting.

During the meeting with Engr. Amir Muqam the prime minister gave in-principle approval of connecting Battal, Ugi and Shangla with motorway.