MIANWALI : Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said that people who travel to London to receive medical treatment are not aware of public issues. Nations do not make progress by spending funds on only one city, he said. PM Imran Khan, while addressing a ceremony in cadet college, said that government’s top priority is development of backward areas.
I have directed IG Police to ensure that there is no exploitation of poor in police station as government wants rule of law in the country, he said. Imran Khan declared water availability as Mianwali’s biggest issue and said he is fully aware of problems being faced by residents of the city. Government has worked on improving provision of basic facilities, he added.
“We are focusing on the provision of basic civic amenities of life to the people of these areas including health and education infrastructure. A new system has been evolved to ensure the presence of doctors in the hospitals of far-flung areas,” he said.
The Prime Minister said the government is keen to transform police into such a dynamic force that protects the weak segments of society. He directed the Inspector General of Police, Punjab to ensure that the common man is treated fairly at the police stations. Imran Khan emphasized the need of knowledge economy terming it imperative to put the country on the path of progress and development. He was optimistic that Pakistan will emerge as a strong country in the comity of nations and the dream of Naya Pakistan will come true. NNI