- Decided to announce mega aid package for people affected by inflation
- Inquires about the health of artist Firdous Jamal, who is ill
ISLAMA BAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said political stability and an “economic charter” could only strengthen Pakistan’s national security.
In a statement released on Saturday, he reiterated his government’s determination to bring economic stability to the country and prevent it from defaulting. He said political stability is the prerequisite to protect people from a price spike.
The prime minister said political villains were trying to wreak havoc in the country. He said these scoundrels are not interested in helping those badly affected by the floods, but their only motive is to gain political advantage.
Shehbaz Sharif said there was no doubt the economic destruction was part of an agenda and the political instability was also its continuation. He said the purpose of dissolving provincial parliaments is to create political instability in the country.
Mega aid package for people plagued by inflation
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif decided to announce a mega-bailout package for people hit by inflation. The prime minister instructed the relevant authorities to start preparing a special package for the masses, handing over the task to the ministries concerned.
The prime minister also directed relevant ministries to come up with a plan to bring electricity and gas bill relief to the masses. PM Shehbaz instructed ministers to keep youth welfare at the top of their priorities.
The PM has also asked party leaders and cabinet members to promote the government’s narrative through media and social media.
PM inquires about the health of sick artist Firdous Jamal
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called sick TV veteran Firdous Jamal on Saturday to inquire about his health. During the phone conversation, the prime minister asked the artist for details about her health and medical treatment.
The prime minister assured full cooperation in the medical treatment of the television and film star. Prime Minister Shehbaz said the whole nation is praying for Firdous’ health and every effort is being made to treat him.
Firdous Jamal thanked the Prime Minister for his support and assurances of treatment. At this point it should be mentioned that Firdous was suffering from cancer and was being treated in a private clinic.