SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif on Sunday said that the projects of establishment of Sialkot-Lahore Expressway and Engineering and Technology University at Sialkot was a precious gift for the people of Sialkot by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, saying that PML-N government was taking keen interest in making Sialkot an international city following its global industrial importance.
He stated this while addressing the party workers at his residence in Sialkot Cantt here today. He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has won the hearts of the people of Sialkot by announcing the said mega projects for Sialkot. He said that the project of Sialkot-Lahore Expressway would be completed in a stipulated period of next three years.
Federal Minister added that He said that the government was fulfilling its all the political promises by executing several mega projects of socio-economic development and social welfare oriented projects in Sialkot, making Sialkot a model developed district of the country.
He said that the political and social deprivements of the people of Sialkot were now being ended by ensuring the smooth and early provision of all the basic facilities to the people at their door steps.
Khawaja Mohammad Asif said that China, being the most reliable friend of Pakistan, was helping a lot to pull Pakistan out of the prevailing energy crisis, saying that Pakistan was importing 4000 megawatts electricity from China which would help Pakistan to curb the menace of the energy crisis till the end of 2017.
Later, addressing a delegation of the local traders and industrialists, Khawaja Mohammad Asif revealed that the PML-N government’s economical development agenda aimed to boost the national economy by removing all the hurdles from the smooth way of trade development and promotion of exports. He added that economical agenda was helping in putting the country on the highway of economical stability.
He said that the government was fully aware of the prolonged perturbing problems of the business community and making all out sincere efforts for their amicable solution. He said that the government was also strengthening national economy and boosting the industrial structure, besides, striving to overcome the menace of the prolonged persisting energy crisis.
He said the present government’s effective and positive economical policies were now bearing fruits due to which national economy was moving ahead towards the goal of economical stability, saying that the federal government was successfully implementing on several effective and positive economical policies and these policies were now bearing fruits.
He linked the national economical prosperity with the political stability and continuity of the economical and export development policies in the country. He claimed that the national economy was moving in the right direction towards the goal of political and economical stability.
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