Our govt’s policies revolve around poverty alleviation: PM

March 12, 2019

PM, COAS Bajwa discuss security situation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government’s policies revolve around poverty alleviation. The PM was addressing a press conference where he said that the government has always priortised the underprivileged class when it came to formulating policies. He said that there is a special package for the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas. “This is just a beginning, now the poor won’t only get homes but livelihood too,” said PM Imran. He said that the government has decided that it will ask developers from the private sector for commercial setup in slums. PM Imran said that the profit will be utilized in building flats and providing facilities.

He said that as per new urban planning, cities will not expand in a sprawling manner but through high-rise buildings. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the PM House on Monday. According to the prime minister’s spokesman, during the one-on-one meeting, PM Imran and COAS Bajwa discussed the security situation of the country. Sources informed that PM Imran and COAS Bajwa also discussed action taken against banned organisations and steps taken by Pakistan to implement the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. Monitoring Desk