RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, on Tuesday predicted that all thieves will be sent behind bars within next two to three months.
Sheikh Rasheed, while talking to reporters in Rawalpindi, said that the government was paying off Rs7 billion interest of loans taken by former premier Nawaz Sharif and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif.
The minister claimed that he had heard Shehbaz Sharif demanding NRO [National Reconciliation Ordinance]. Rasheed said that cases filed against Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz were ‘serious’.
He said that Asif Ali Zardari and Hamza Shehbaz were worried as their money was getting off.
He said that the corrupt leaders laundered billions of rupees abroad from national exchequer and they were finding the ways to leave the country now.
Taking aim at Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) supremo, Rasheed said that Maulana Fazlur Rehman was worried over the performance of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government in tribal districts of erstwhile Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
The minister said that [Prime Minister] Imran Khan was making serious efforts for improving the national economy. He said that people would have to give some sacrifice in order to witness stability and prosperity in the country.
The railways’ minister vowed that he would provide employment to around 0.2 million people after signing of ML-1 project. He also announced that PM Khan will inaugurate Mother and Child Hospital on April 3.