RAWALPINDI: Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan on Monday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was striving hard to revive the country’s economy.
Talking to media during a visit to his constituency, he said the economic reforms agenda presented by the government was actually to facilitate the businessmen and traders.
The minister said the government was making strenuous efforts to resolve economic issue under short and long term policies.
He informed that due to good governance of the incumbent government, the deficit of Pakistan International Airlines has reduced by Rs 95 billion.
Under a new media policy, earnest efforts would be made to resolve issues being confronted by the journalists and media workers.
He expressed the hope that the media policy would be approved by the Punjab Cabinet within a period of one month.
Chohan said the Punjab government was going to launch a talent hunt contest ‘Voice of Punjab’ in March which would help the country boost its musical industry. Moreover, he said, Rs 4 lac would be provided to each artist through Insurance Card.
He, while rejecting the rumors about any National Reconciliation Order (NRO), said the fate of the corrupt politicians would be decided under the law and constitution.
The minister said that PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif’s health was stable according to medical experts but he wants to flee to London.
He said the report of 4th medical board, constituted for medical examination of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, showed that his physical condition was almost alright. However, he and his cronies were trying to flee from the country on the pretext of medical treatment abroad.
As Sharif family not have the courage to face the hardships of the Jail so they want a deal but PTI would not compromise on Principles, he added.
The minister said the Sharifs looted the national wealth worth billions of rupees and the PTI government was trying to recover the plundered money.
Replying to a question, he said Usman Buzdar, as chief executive of the province, was running the administrative affairs fairly and judiciously.