PM Imran Khan orders tough response to opposition’s protest
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered the government spokesperson to adopt stiff strategy against the opposition and give a tough response to its protest.
Addressing a meeting on Friday, he said that the spokespersons should show a positive facet to the masses.
Sources said that the prime minister had taken the government spokespersons into confidence on the US visit.
Taking notice of the opposition’s protest, Prime Minister Imran Khan had decided to give a free hand so that the protests should be exposed due to lack of interests of the people.
The meeting also discussed the matter of no-confidence motion against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. Moreover, the prime minister was apprised of the number game in the Senate election.
PM Imran Khan takes federal cabinet into confidence on US visit
On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken the federal cabinet into confidence on his visit to the United States.
The meeting was briefed about the prime minister’s US visit. It also discussed the US President Donald Trump’s mediation on the Kashmir issue. Prime Minister Imran Khan told the meeting that Trump had offered to mediate the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. “Pakistan wants early resolution of the Kashmir issue,” he said.
The meeting was also briefed about the expenditures incurred on treatment and foreign tours during the Nawaz and Zardari tenures.
Moreover, the federal cabinet also endorsed the decisions made by the Economic Coordination Committee. The forum also approved abolition of mentioning of the profession in the passport. It also decided to get back the money spent on foreign tours during the last 10 years. It also approved extension in the 8th Wage Board.
According to details received by 92 News, foreign prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf made nine foreign tours during his tenure from 2012 to 2013 and an amount of Rs106.9 million was incurred on them. Former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani made 48 foreign tours from 2008 to 2012 and a total sum of Rs571.6 million was spent on them.
Moreover, an amount of Rs278.2 million was spent on former president Mannoon Hussain’s 31 tours from 2013 to 2018.