LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the hope that Pakistan’s relations with India will improve, which will ultimately have a positive effect on lives of people of both countries. However, he said the nation will never succumb to Indian threats.
Addressing civil servants in Lahore, the Prime Minister said he recently visited Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to bring investment to the country.
He said huge foreign investment can come to Pakistan if governance in the country is improved. He urged civil servants to play their due role to this effect.
Imran Khan assured civil servants that there will be no political interference in their work; however, their prime focus should be service to people.
The Prime Minister said a system will be developed to facilitate the common man to the maximum. He said Complaint Cells will be set up at offices of Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to address grievances of people.
Imran Khan said new Pakistan is the name of new philosophy based on justice and equal facilities for all.
Meanwhile, chairing a meeting of Directors of Punjab Anti-Corruption Department in Lahore the Prime Minister said the government is giving top priority to revival of public trust in government departments undermined by corruption.
He said corruption is one of the major reasons behind the current economic condition of the country.
The Prime Minister said the country has been dragged into the debt-trap by executing some of the projects in the past which were not aimed at public welfare rather to get kickbacks.
Imran Khan directed the anti-corruption department to improve its working and assured them of government’s all out cooperation in their crackdown against corruption.
He said the corrupt elements should be exposed and indiscriminate action should be taken against them.
The Prime Minister also directed the department to reform the prosecution system to support the poor man, who is oppressed everywhere.