PML-F announces election manifesto

Karachi: Pakistan Muslim League-Functional of Pir Sahib Pagara here Tuesday announced its election manifesto, with a promise of six percent of GDP for education and health. PML-F leaders Muzaffar Hussain Shah, Muhammad Ali Durrani and Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, addressing a press conference, said the election manifesto is focus to facilitate poor masses and solve the lingering issues faced by the nation and country.

They said their party would revive the old status of Bahawalpur State. They said the shoddy deals of selling out islands of Sind would be annulled. They said law and order would be improved throughout the Sind province and citizens-police liaison committee system introduced in all divisional headquarters, besides launching Rescue-1122 service.

Muzaffar Hussain Shah said they believe in boosting education and healthcare and at least 6percent of the GDP would be tagged for these two crucial sectors. He said big citizens including Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur would get modern traffic police system on the pattern of motorway police. Action would be taken against smoke-emitting vehicles to improve environment. The National Environmental Act 1997 would b e implemented in letter and spirit.

He said the water accord of 1991 would be revived to ensure fair share of irrigation water to the provinces. He said the tax net would be expanded from 1mn to 3mn. The load shedding the energy crisis would be given special focus and all sources of alternate energy would be promoted. He said transparency and merit would b e ensured in government recruitments and all posts of BPS-16 and above would only be filled though public service commission exam.

The PML-F leaders said they would improve the human rights situation and violence on women and girls would be ended. The religious minorities would be given 5percent quota in admissions and employment.

They said that the people have welcomed their policies and their party would prove its popularity in the coming general elections.