ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to take giant steps in the current year to make Pakistan a welfare state.
Addressing a groundbreaking ceremony of a new campus of Air University in Islamabad today, he said the economy has been stabilized during the last year and now all economic indicators are showing positive signs. He said now the government will focus on utilizing all available resources in the country and provide maximum relief to people.
The Prime Minister said the government will ensure the provision of essential commodities at utility stories at lower rates and introduce Insaf Cards. He said Langar will be started in slum areas; while Health Insurance Cards and Panahgahs have already been opened for the needy.
He said tourism and construction sectors will be given special importance during the current year, which will bolster the national economy.
Underlining his vision of building Pakistan on the pattern of the State of Madina, Imran Khan said humanity, rule of law and education will be focused during the PTI government.
He said technology and research will have to be given due importance in the education system to make real progress in the current modern era.
The Prime Minister reiterated his commitment to rectify the system by bringing meritocracy and strengthening institutions.