PTI government to launch special package for the farmers

PTI government to launch special package for the farmers

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sunday that his government would soon announce a special package for the small farmers in the light of proposals being firmed up by a sub-committee of the federal cabinet.

The Prime Minister stated this while talking to Members of National Assembly (MNAs) from South Punjab, Dir and Swat here. The meeting also discussed in detail the special package for farmers and South Punjab Secretariat.

Speaking to MNAs from South Punjab, Prime Minister said that South Punjab was neglected in the past and its population was not given equal opportunities in education, health and employment.

He said that said the previous governments ignored South Punjab region and discriminated with the people in provision of education, health and employment opportunities.

The meeting which focused on South Punjab Secretariat and farmers’ special package was attended by Special Assistant to PM on Political Affairs Malik Amir Dogar and MNAs Aurangzeb Khan Khichi and Nur Muhammad Khan Bhabha.

The Prime Minister said that the purpose of establishing South Punjab Secretariat was to give special focus on development of the South Punjab districts. Aurangzeb Khichi put forward a proposal for establishment of a cadet college in Vehari.

Prime Minister was also briefed by MNAs from Swat and Dir on the law and order situation and development in their respective areas.

MNA Bashir Khan briefed the Prime Minister about providing employment to local population in under construction dams in Dir. He also briefed the prime minister on the promotion of tourism in Swat which was also casting positive impacts on people’s lives.

Besides, he apprised the Prime Minister about his constituency’s problems and steps taken for public welfare.