- The PM says that due to the IMF agreement, the price of petroleum products has come down.
- The government says that 100,000 laptops will be distributed in the financial year 2023-24.
- Thanks to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for allowing the import of laptops.
Amid uncertainty over the tenure of the current National Assembly, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced that his government will leave before completing its term.
He said, “Next month our government will complete its term. We will leave before our term is over and an interim government will come in,” he said while addressing a laptop distribution function at Government College Women’s University in Sialkot on Sunday.
This statement is contrary to what the Prime Minister said about his government a few days ago, in which he indicated that his government would complete its term.
Prime Minister Shahbaz at the time said that the term of the coalition government would end on 14 August and the date for the next election would be announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in “October or November”.
The Prime Minister’s statement revealed that the current rulers are not considering dissolving the National Assembly before its scheduled date, which is set to expire on August 14 this year.
General elections are held 60 days after the National Assembly completes its constitutional term. However, if the government dissolves the lower house of parliament before the constitutional term expires, the election date can be extended up to 90 days after the dissolution.
‘Petrol prices fall due to IMF deal’
Addressing the function in Sialkot, the Prime Minister said that the reduction in the price of petroleum products announced by the Finance Minister a day earlier was due to the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
He also said that the IMF accord strengthened the rupee against the dollar, making it cheaper to buy oil. He said that the government in return gave relief to the people by reducing the price of petroleum products.
Talking about laptops being distributed to students by his government, PM Shehbaz said that 100,000 machines will be provided in the financial year 2023-24 and the ones being distributed now are those that will be available in the financial year 2022-23 were allotted in He also thanked Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for allowing the import of laptops.
He said, “I want to tell the girls of the country that giving you the laptop was not a favor, but it is being given on the basis of merit.”
The Prime Minister also said that Rs 5 billion has been allocated for projects related to women this year. He said that the nation cannot be successful unless its women participate in it.
PM Shehbaz further said, “All girls who get education should enter the practical field.” He further said, all over the world women are working day and night along with men.
“If we get another chance under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif, every girl will get a laptop,” he said.
‘If given a chance again, PML-N will change the fate of the country’
Earlier, addressing a check distribution function in Lahore, PM Shehbaz said that if given a chance in the upcoming general elections, Nawaz Sharif and the entire leadership of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would decide the fate of the country. Will change By taking it on the path of progress and prosperity.
The prime minister said he would accept the people’s mandate in the upcoming elections and urged people to judge after looking at some facts and comparing the performance of the PML-N governments with that of the four Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) governments. Make your decisions together. Year.
Prime Minister Shehbaz while appreciating his elder brother’s statesmanship qualities expressed regret that the three-time prime minister and their leader Nawaz Sharif were ousted from power, despite the fact that they endured loadshedding that lasted for hours. Provided laptops and loans to youth, brought in billions of dollars. dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) power and road infrastructure projects during 2015.
He said that PTI chairman Imran Khan, who was brought to power through “fraudulent elections”, kept on ranting about corruption during his four-year tenure but did not prove it, adding that when he was elected through constitutional means Removed from the corridors of power, he used foul language and tactics against state institutions.
According to the outgoing prime minister, PTI’s tenure was tainted by major corruption scandals including sugar and wheat scam, BRT Peshawar, Malam Jabba, sale of Toshakhana gifts, embezzlement of 60 billion rupees returned by UK agency etc. and it was said that no Couldn’t do that. Ignore these bitter facts.
with additional input from the APP