No hurdle in passage of budgets: Governor

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Staff Reporter
Faisalabad

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said on Tuesday there was no hurdle in the passage of federal and provincial budgets as all allies were with the government.

He said this while talking to the media on the inauguration of new building of government school in Chak No.515-GB of Toba Tek Singh, and a water filtration plant by Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority in Chak No.289-GB Pir Mahal and solar system in Toba Tek Singh campus of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF).

He said that Pakistan was moving in the right direction, adding that work was underway on Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority projects worth Rs 5 billion.

The incumbent government was taking practical steps to improve education, health and others sectors, he added.

The Governor said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was doing principled politics and his only aim was to see Pakistan a developed and prosper country.

He said that opposition’s war of words on the budget was tantamount to public enmity, whereas, the government and its allies were on the same page which would help in getting the budget passed easily.

Chaudhry Sarwar said that despite the corona pandemic, the federal as well as Punjab governments had allocated sufficient funds for education, health, clean drinking water and public welfare projects.

He said the PTI government would complete its constitutional tenure and all promises made with the public would be fulfilled, adding the government had also taken exemplary steps to root out corruption and to bring reforms in public institutions.

Regarding Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority, the Punjab Governor said the Punjab government had allocated sufficient funds for clean drinking water in the budget for next fiscal year.

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