Govt committed to strengthen national economy: Minister Asad Mehmood.

KARACHI -- Federal Minister for Communication Asad Mehmood on Tuesday said the incumbent government was committed to strengthen the national economy, bringing political stability to the country, and uplifting the life standard of the citizens.

He was addressing a ceremony, held here, for the distribution of motorcycles on ownership basis among postmen of Pakistan Post metropolitan circle Karachi.

Federal Secretary Communication Captain (R) Khurram Agha, Director General Postal Services Rana Hassan Akhtar, JUI-F leader Moulana Rashid Mehmood Soomro, and other senior officers of Postal services were also present at the occasion.

The federal minister vowed that the incumbent coalition government was determined for the bright future of the country and building up the economy on sustainable basis.

He alleged the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) not only shattered political, economic and social sectors of the country but they also "played havoc with the profitable services of Pakistan Post just to portray their performance was better".

He said that an inquiry had been initiated against those who were responsible for "jeopardizing the profitable services of the Pakistan Post".

The minister said that all the suggestions received from the Pakistan Post were being implemented and there were several measures in the pipeline to uplift the standard of postal services and revitalizing the financial position of the organization.

He said that the PTI government did not initiate any mega project in communication sector during its tenure, whereas the present government laid the foundation of the Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M6). He added that the development work on M-6 would start soon and it would be completed in the next three years.

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