Lahore: Prime Minister, Imran Khan Saturday said Pakistan will be transformed into a great nation on the pattern of state of Madinah. He was addressing the ceremony of distribution of Sehat Insaaf Cards in Lahore.
The Prime Minister said the government is taking steps to move towards welfare model of the state and our priority is to uplift the weakest segments of society.
He said for the first time in history, duties on import of health related equipment have been removed. Imran Khan said this step will bring revolutionary changes in healthcare system of Pakistan.
Imran Khan, while referring to current inflation in the country, said the contributing reasons are currency depreciation and account deficits due to policies of previous governments. He said inquiry is being held to ascertain the reasons for increase in price of sugar. He said elements involved in profiteering and hoarding of flour and sugar will be taken to task.
Prime Minister congratulated Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid for distributing health insurance cards among five million families in Punjab.
Imran Khan warned that the government will take swift actions against criminals and land grabbers in the country.
He urged the overseas Pakistanis to make investments in Pakistan’s diverse sectors to put the country on road to rapid development.