Monday, July 4, 2022

Provision of assistance to Afghan people collective responsibility of world community: PM

Provision of assistance to Afghan people collective responsibility of world community: PM

LAHORE (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran says the situation in Afghanistan is becoming very serious and provision of assistance to Afghan people is a collective responsibility of the world community.

Interacting with former diplomats, representatives of think tank in Islamabad on Sunday, he said everyone agrees to save Afghanistan from a humanitarian crisis and if the situation worsens, the United States will also face difficulties.

The Prime Minister said that he has paid a successful visit to China and this visit was of utmost importance keeping in view the rapid growing relations between Pakistan and China.

He said all issues including economic affairs were discussed with President Xi Jinping discussed.

He said our economy of moving to right direction and the Chinese leadership has expressed confidence in it.

Imran Khan said that the government has dealt with the global pandemic with effective strategy which is being acknowledged by the whole world.

He said we had decided to save the economy and lives of the people at a same time imposing smart lockdown policy during the COVID-19. He said common men in different countries across the globe were severely affected by the epidemic.

Imran Khan said that the prices of goods should be the same across the country. He said the government is facing a lot of problems after the 18th constitutional amendment and is working tirelessly to increase its revenue while meeting is being conducted constantly to create wealth creation increasing exports. He said without wealth creation the country cannot move toward development.

Briefing the session Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the government is committed to complete all ongoing projects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said some elements are trying to destabilize the project but we will foil their nefarious designs.

Briefing the session Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said China helped us building our infrastructure and the government will address all the problems of Chinese investors in Pakistan.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that the number of working groups on China Pakistan Economic Corridor has increased from five to eleven. He said new projects have also been launched and new transmission lines and roads have been built under this mega project.