OKARA: Federal Minister for Railways Kawaja Saad Rafiq said on Friday said the PML-N government had inherited many problems including weak economy, terrorism, load-shedding and poor law and order situation but the prudent policies of the government had not only restored peace in the country including Karachi and Baluchistan but also put it on the road to progress and prosperity.
Speaking at a function held in connection with inauguration of reconstruction work of Okara railway station, he said present government under the sagacious ledership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had succeeded in bringing about economic turnaround and development projects were being carried out in all sectors including energy, health, education, highways and railways.
The minister said, National Action Plan was in full swing and would continue till elimination of the last terrorist.
Criticizing Imran Khan for his politics of allegations, he said PTI chief instead of abusing others should work for the national development and prosperity and come upto the expectations of those who gave votes to his party.
He said, if metro project could be completed in Punjab why not in Peshawar.
He said the present government had started many power projects including hydle, coal and solar to end load-shedding.
About overhauling of railways, he said the government was working on war footing to make it profit earning institution, adding that a number of steps had been taken in this connection.
Punjab Irrigation Minister Mian Yawar Zaman, MNAs—Syed Ashiq Kiramni, Ch. Nadeem Abbas Rabera, Riaz ul Haq Jaj, Mian Moeen Khan Watto, MPAs– Ch.Javed Ilauddin and Muhammad Munir were present on this occasion.