ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed construction of Mandra-Chakwal and Sohawa- Chakwal roads on priority basis to provide relief to the people of area.
The Prime Minister issued these directives in a meeting with members of the National Assembly (MNAs) belonging to Rawalpindi division.
The delegation included Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Raja Muhammad Javed Ikhlas, Malik Ibrar, Malik Ihtebar Khan, Major (retd) Tahir Iqbal, Sardar Mumtaz, Ch Khadim Hussain, Malik Iqbal Mehdi Khan and Isphanyar M. Bhandara.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that they were striving for a transparent and merit-based governance system in Pakistan.
He said half of the economic problems of Pakistan could be resolved if they put their house in order through administrative measures of transparency, corruption-free environment and good governance.
The Prime Minister said, “The previous regimes did not pay attention to them, but we have taken up the challenge.”
“We have put Pakistan on the road to progress through our objective policies. If we are able to improve law and order situation, Pakistan will start moving ahead on the road to progress,” he added.
The Prime Minister said that they had started short-termed as well as long-term projects to cope with the energy shortage and efforts were being made to curtail gas load shedding.
He said that he has started regular meetings with the public representatives in order to get first hand knowledge of the problems being faced by the people and would continue such meetings in future as well.
The MNAs also apprised the Prime Minister about issues pertaining to their constituencies.