NA adopts resolution for peace, ending poverty

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Islamabad—The National Assembly Friday adopted a resolution unanimously for working wholeheartedly to alleviate poverty and bring peace, progress and prosperity in the country.
The resolution was moved by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal in the House.
“The National Assembly adopts the outcome document of UN summit for post 2015 development agenda; transforming our world; the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development” as Pakistan Development Agenda, which is reflected in Pakistan vision 2030 and has support of all political parties as well,” the resolution said.
It urges upon the federal and provincial governments, private sector, civil society and media to work wholeheartedly with due resources to implement this plan so that goals for people planet, prosperity and partnership and peace are achieved in time.
The minister said that unfortunately “We had missed the millennium development goal in past but as a signatory of the UN summit, Pakistan had included sustainable development growth in its agenda.” —APP