Completion of mega projects to usher in a new era of progress: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan says the full implementation of the Ehsaas program, industrialisation and an increase in exports are top priorities of the government.

In an interview with a Pakistani television channel, he said completion of mega projects like big dams, Ravi Riverfront city and Bundle Island will usher in a new era of progress in the country.

In reply to a question about the Senate election, the Prime Minister said that open ballot in Senate elections would bring an end to corruption.

The Prime Minister said it is the discretion of the government to decide when to hold the Senate elections.

He said majority of members of National and provincial assemblies would not tender resignations.

To a question, the Prime Minister said the institution of military is part of the government and it always helped the civil institutions in hard times.

On the Kashmir issue, the Prime Minister said it had been made an international issue for the first time after 50 years and discussed thrice by the United Nations Security Council.