Monday April 11, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif Announces Laptop Scheme

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said students will be given laptop. The main points of his address were as follow.

Minimum wage to be increased to Rs25,000 from April 1

10pc increase in pensions from April 1

Wheat flour to be made available at a reduced price under a Ramazan package

Shehbaz commits to making Pakistan a “paradise for investments”

High electricity prices will be addressed

Measures to be taken for the progress of smaller provinces, where the youth will be given technical education and laptops

Ties to be strengthened with China, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, UK and Iran

Good ties with India conditional on the “just” resolution of Kashmir dispute

Voice will be raised for Kashmiris, Palestinians and Afghanistan

Shehbaz expressed the resolve to improve the economy through hard work and national unity.

The newly elected prime minister announced that he would be making arrangements for an in-camera briefing of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security to discuss and determine the authenticity of a cable that the PTI claimed contained evidence of a foreign conspiracy to topple its government.

Benazir card to be reintroduced

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