Govt promoting construction sector for employment opportunities to poor & labour class: PM

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Govt promoting construction sector for employment opportunities to poor & labour class: PM

ISLAMABAD-Prime Minister Imran Khan says government is specially promoting the construction sector in prevailing situation to help create employment opportunities for the poor and labour class.

He expressed these views during his visit to cash transfer facility of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program in Lahore on Saturday.

The Prime Minister interacted with the entitled people there and questioned about their livelihood condition particularly in the aftermath of COVID-19 pandemic.

Special Assistant on Social Safety Dr Sania Nishtar briefed the Prime Minister that around 1.3 million people would be provided cash assistance under PM’s COVID Fund.

The Prime Minister also reviewed the process of cash transfer to deserving people.

During his visit to Lahore, the Prime Minister also chaired a high-level meeting to review the measures to control locusts in Punjab.