Punjab, KP govts working for rehabilitation of flood affectees: Cheema


Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Omar Sarfraz Cheema has said that KPK and the Punjab governments are working for the rehabilitation of flood affectees according to the vision of Imran Khan. He said that Imran Khan is the only leader who did not flee from the country and is standing with the people in their hour of distress and difficulty. He expressed these views in a meeting with Editor-in-Chief Daily Pakistan Observer, Mr. Faisal Zahid Malik in former’s office. During the meeting the advisor paid rich tributes to the services of former Chief Editor of Pakistan Observer Mr. Zahid Malik (late) in different fields of life.

The Adviser was of the view that Mr. Malik (late) was a man of letters and possessed a versatile personality. He not only served journalism with his pure, impartial and true writings but also extended services for the promotion of Islam. His translations of Quran and book “Mazaameen-e-Quran is a widely read holy book at international level. Since this book was translated in different languages.

Paying homage to Zahid Malik, Cheema said that his services were acknowledged at international level and international leadership of different countries held him in high esteem. Omar Sarfraz lauded the role of Faisal Malik as successor of his father and said his all sons have always followed the footsteps of their father and continued a very neat and clean journalism after the death of their father.

Replying to a question Mr. Cheema said that the country was on the path of progress when the government of Imran Khan was toppled in the recent past. He believed that the GDP rate during the tenure of Imran Khan was 5.97 percent apart from significant changes witnessed in the agriculture, industrial and the services sector and a baseless propaganda is being launched with regard to floods. The KPK and the Punjab governments are working for the rehabilitation of flood affectees according to the vision of Imran Khan while the Prime Minister and the PDM Ministers are enjoying luxuries abroad.

He said Imran Khan was also facing false FIRs in the courts and is also doing fundraising to help the flood affectees. The conspiracy elements are launching a campaign against the institutions and judges which is followed by Maryum Nawaz Sharif and other leaders of PDM. He said that the PTI government obtained all its targets including the per capita income. The price of petrol during the tenure of Imran Khan was at Rs. 150 per litre while the PDM took it to Rs. 236 per litre. The price of diesel during the PTI tenure was at Rs. 144 while the PDM took it to Rs. 247.


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