ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is striving to make Pakistan Quaid's Pakistan by challenging the status quo and ensuring the rule of law.
Speaking at a ceremony in connection with Quaid-e-Azam's birth anniversary and Christmas here on Wednesday, she said the PM was taking steps to eliminate corruption and nepotism and establish rule of law in the country.
The Special Assistant said Imran Khan as a leader carried out a long struggle to bring about change of mindset in the country. She said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government laid down the foundation of a new Pakistan by initiating institutional reforms.
Paying homage to Father of the Nation, Dr. Awan said the Quaid-e-Azam made the impossible possible with his commitment to the cause. She said it was motive of incumbent government to follow Quaid's vision for the prosperity of the country.
Acknowledging services of minorities, including the Christian community, for national development, she said minorities played important role in creation as well as building of Pakistan.
Says minorities played important role in creation, building of Pakistan
Firdous said 2020 would be year of providing relief to the general public after economic revival of the country.
The SAPM said that 2020 would be year of fulfilment of promises made in the manifesto of PTI and expressed the hope that media would play its role in highlighting the achievements made by the present government.
She said that on December 25, Christian community was celebrating Christmas whereas it was also birthday of Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. She said Quaid-e- Azam with his commitment and dedication changed the map of the sub-continent and dream of Pakistan became a reality.
She said Imran not only challenged the status quo but succeeded in defeating it in 2018 elections and foundation of Naya Pakistan was laid with introduction of far-reaching reforms in the institutions. The SAPM said that empowerment of the national institutions was policy of the Quaid-e-Azam and the present government was striving to empower the institutions but in the past the rulers adopted policies to benefit themselves and their cronies.
She said Imran had proved himself as a true leader instead of a traditional politician. She said that traditional politician tries to please all and focuses on next elections but the true leader...