Govt launched 36 public welfare projects in 8 months, PM claims.


ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government launched as many as 36 public welfare projects within a short span of eight months.

The prime minister in a statement said the government made all-out effort to implement its manifesto.

He said the government accelerated work on some key projects to boost economic growth and launched a programme named 'Ehsas' for alleviation of poverty for the first time. This programme will help provide healthcare, education and jobs to the poor, he said.

PM Khan said the state will fulfill needs of the underprivileged segment of society and that the utilisation of government resources in an organised manner would be ensured for public welfare.

He said efforts are being made to promote tourism in the country at international level.

The prime minister said the PTI government introduced a new local government system to empower the people.

Last month, PM Khan had released a policy statement on Ehsaas programme, elaborating four focus areas and 115 policy actions...

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