Punjab plans Rs60,000 monthly ration package for families with two kids: CM.

GUJRAT -- Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has said his government has planned an initiative to give Rs60,000 monthly ration package to the families having two or less children to encourage family planning by involving the World Bank.

Addressing the students as a chief guest at the 7th convocation of the University of Gujrat (UoG) here on Friday, Mr Elahi said the package to be introduced under the Ehsas Programme to revive the family planning sector that remained neglected in the past.

He said Shehbaz government had brought a 'tsunami of inflation and price hike' in the country that has badly exposed Mr Sharif, alleging the PML-N leadership would come to the country and took dollars abroad.

He says the nation under the able leadership of Imran Khan is heading towards the goal of prosperity and progress as 'Mr Khan is not scared of anybody, nor he could bow to any one'.

UoG Vice Chacnellor Professor Dr Shabbar Atiq, former education minister Mian Imran Masood, PML-Q lawmakers, Gujrat Deputy Commissioner Amer Shahzad Kang and others were also present.

Mr Elahi said Mr Khan was a truthful leader and 'I would always defend him if anybody tried to criticise him without any justification.' However, he added: 'I have the courage to express my opinion in front of Mr Khan and my views often prove right with the passage of time.'

He said the PML-N had launched a propaganda campaign after he came into the power in Punjab saying from where his government would get financial...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT