What Shehbaz did in two weeks, Imran couldn’t even think of in four years: Marriyum

Information minister presents a review of PM Shehbaz’s two-week performance

By: News Desk
Published: 03:14 PM, 27 Apr, 2022
What Shehbaz did in two weeks, Imran couldn’t even think of in four years: Marriyum
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Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb presented Wednesday a review of the two-week performance of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and said what Shehbaz Sharif did in two weeks Imran Khan could not even think of in four years, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The information minister said that the provision of subsidised goods to the people had started, adding Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reduced the price of sugar from Rs85 to Rs70 per kg, and also the price of 10kg flour bag from Rs550 to Rs400.

“Inflation, which had reached all-time high in four years, has begun to decrease gradually,” she said, adding the prime minister had also ordered to end loadshedding from May 1.

The information minister said in two weeks, 20 out of 27 defunct power generating units had been made functional, adding steps had also been taken to supply oil and gas in record time to run power plants.

“Factories that have been lying closed for more than a year due to technical glitches are becoming functional,” she stated, adding the Islamabad Metro Bus project that had been lying closed for four years became operational in four days.

“The preparation of a feasibility has also been started for connecting the metro bus from New Islamabad Airport to the motorway and Faizabad, and its extension to Bhara Kahu and Rawat,” Marriyum said.

“The government has also initiated the construction of metro station on motorway,” she added.

She also stated that the government speeded up the construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam and set 2026 as a new deadline for its completion instead of 2029. “The government also ordered the preparation of a feasibility of a hospital for the treatment of local population.”

Throwing light on the prime minister’s endeavours for the development of Balochistan, she said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif laid the foundation stone of Section-1 and Section-2 of Khuzdar-Kuchlak highway and ordered its extension from two to four lanes, and then six lanes in the following phase.

“The prime minister announced a plan for the establishment of Pakistan’s most advanced technical university to make the youth of Balochistan skillful,” she said.

“Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has also ordered a feasibility on metro bus system in Quetta on the pattern of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan and Karachi,” she added.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also announced providing financial assistance to the poorest 500,000 people of Balochistan through Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).

“Imran Sahib! This is called practical service with Pakistan speed,” she addressed the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).