Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that currently the country was passing through a critical juncture, but hopefully the masses would see a visible change in the next six months.
He expressed these views while talking to Members National Assembly (MNAs) hailing from district Swabi, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera and Peshawar who called on him at his office on Wednesday.
The meeting was also attended by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Minister of State Ali Mohammad Khan and Special Assistant to PM Naeemul Haq.
The parliamentarians informed the premier about problems of their respective constituencies and development projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Premier assured them of resolution of problems of their constituencies on priority basis.
PM Imran Khan said the Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was committed to implement its manifesto and fulfill all its promises made with the people.
He said that maintenance of the law and order situation and writ of the government was his top priority.
Imran Khan said that when the PTI came into power the country was passing through a critical financial crisis and first priority of the government was to approach friendly countries to stabilize the economy, and provide the people all possible relief to minimize their problems.
He said the government was also working on giving required facilities to export industry to increase the country’s exports besides efforts were also being made to provide health, education and other facilities to the people on priority basis.
The Prime Minister told the parliamentarians that five-million housing scheme of the government would not only provide housing facilities to the people but it would also generate economic activities in the country and provide job opportunities to youth.
“Work is also in progress to provide temporary shelters and two times meal to the poor and destitute in various cities,” he said.
Imran Khan said the MNAs of constituencies where survey about Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) had not been conducted should inform the government so that the survey about poverty alleviation could be conducted in those areas on priority basis.
“This country has a lot of potential,” he said, adding that about 100 million talented youth under the age of 35 years had the ability to change the destiny of Pakistan.
He said the ministers had been made responsible about their duties and their performance would be reviewed regularly, adding that the PTI government had set the tradition of assessing performance of the cabinet members for the first time.
The Prime Minister further said the process of accountability would continue, despite hue and cry by the elements who were afraid of it.