Our Correspondent Sialkot
Special Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan says the provincial government has increased the development budget for the health sector by 182 percent to provide better treatment facilities to the people.
Talking to newsmen in Sialkot on Sunday, she said overall 370 billion rupees have been set aside for the health sector in the Punjab budget 2021-22.
The Special Assistant said politically mature people have rejected the narrative of the opposition parties.
She said that the opposition is only trying to impede the journey of development of the country.
She said without accepting any political pressure, an impartial operation is being conducted against land mafia across the province.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said the PTI government is active in providing maximum employment opportunities to the youth.
Earlier, addressing a luncheon organised by the Sialkot business community on Saturday, she said that the government had took various initiatives for betterment of different sectors including Kisan card for farmers, universal health card for deserving families and special packages for industries and business community in the budget.
Dr Firdous said that the budget had been designed according to the needs of the public. She said that the government was taking important steps for development of the industry.
The SACM said that according to Prime Minister Imran Khan vision, all sectors of industries had been paid equal attention. She said in the past, labourers were not given their rights.
The special assistant said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, revolutionary steps were being taken to solve problems of industrialists, adding that the government was providing opportunities to all industrialists to take the country forward collectively.
Dr Firdous went on to say that due to the government economic reforms, the country’s exports had increased by a record 18%, she said. She said that Sialkot exports had increased by 32%. She said that by using digitization.