ISI chief Lt-Gen Faiz Hamid calls on prime minister

By: News Desk      Published: 05:44 PM, 15 Apr, 2020
ISI chief Lt-Gen Faiz Hamid calls on prime minister

Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) DG Lt-Gen Faiz Hamid called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office on Wednesday.

According to a tweet by PMO, the two discussed matters pertaining to national security.

No political affiliation in Ehsaas Cash Programme: PM

APP adds: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said Ehsaas Cash Emergency Programme was being carried out regardless of any political affiliation besides ensuring utmost transparency and merit.

In a meeting with Central Vice President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Haleem Adil Sheikh, the Prime Minister said the federal government was taking every possible step to provide relief to the general public during the tough times of coronavirus situation.

Imran Khan said the government was cognizant of the problems faced by people and termed poverty another big challenge along with COVID-19.

He said the government was formulating the strategy to address the situation keeping in view the economic problems of people.

He lauded the spirit of the youth of the country in joining Corona Relief Tiger Force and stressed the contribution of philanthropists to help the government mitigate the situation amid epidemic. He urged the political figures to motivate the affluent to help the needy and deserving during a particular situation.

Haleem Adil Sheikh apprised the prime minister on the overall situation of coronavirus in Sindh and the problems faced by the people. He said the people of Sindh were grateful for the financial assistance given by Prime Minister Imran Khan through Ehsaas Cash Emergency Programme.

He said the people of provinces acknowledged the federal government’s steps including allocation of billions of rupees for needy despite financial constraints and taking timely decisions for construction and export industries.

Haleem Sheikh said the youth of Sindh would be ever-ready to join the Tiger Force and become a strength of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He assured the prime minister that PTI Sindh chapter would not leave alone the people of the province in current difficult time.