Development process to remain incomplete without youth: PM
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the process of development will remain incomplete without the active participation of youth.
He was talking to a delegation of Harvard Club of Pakistan led by its President Mohammad Ali Nekokara that called on him in Islamabad today (Wednesday).
The prime minister said it is a matter of satisfaction that youth has complete insight of the problems being faced by the country. He said the government welcomes the suggestions put forth by youth in order to resolve the national issues.
The delegation presented recommendations to Prime Minister regarding improvements in national economy, criminal justice system, energy sector, and logistics; educational reforms, highlighting of national identity and promoting the touristic potential of the country at global level.
PTI MNAs speak out against inclusion of unelected people in cabinet
PTI MNAs spoke out against the inclusion of un-elected people in the cabinet during a meeting of the parliamentary party.
They said that the decision to include parachutists in the cabinet is not appropriate. “There is no role of public representatives in the government policies,” they said.
The MNAs added that it was unacceptable for them to impose unelected persons. “It will yield good results if elected members are given the opportunity,” they maintained.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the MNAs reservations are justified, but strict decisions had to be taken to rectify the economy. “The change of Asad Umar was a strict decision. He is my right hand even today,” he declared. “I take responsibility of my decisions.”
He said that the captain is the person who knows where to play the player. The prime minister also took the members into confidence over the new local bodies system.
To a question whether opposition or to run the government is easy, he said that it was easy to run the government.
However, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Ch, former ministers Asad Umar and Amir Kayani did not attend the meeting. The PM expressed his displeasure at late arrival of some ministers.