Speaking at the launch of this year's monsoon tree plantation drive near Kahuta, Imran said that in order to address the growing pollution levels and national environmental degradation it was vital that concerted efforts were made to plant trees extensively across the country, reports Dawn news.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday kicked off construction work of the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project and said Pakistan faced heavy losses because of wrong decisions taken during nineties.
The prime minister termed the signing of performance agreements a step in the right direction, and said the performance of each ministry will be evaluated based on the contracts and every ministry will put pressure on itself to meet its targets.
The prime minister personally drove the vehicle setting aside the protocol. He visited the modular carts placed in G-11 Markaz under Ehsaas Programme’s Rerhi Baan initiative. He questioned the cart owners about the position of their businesses.
"I am shocked to receive complaints from overseas Pakistanis that our embassies are doing nothing to resolve their problems. Therefore this time I want to monitor and evaluate the performance of our embassies abroad,” Imran said while addressing envoys via video link.
Interacting with the public via telephone on Sunday, the prime minister said Pakistan has come out of economic crisis against the expectations of the opposition and it will now move forward on the economic front.
Addressing the ceremony, the prime minister said the mortgage facility has been introduced to provide loans to the people on easy installments so that they could construct the houses. He said negotiations are continuing with the banks to remove any impediments.
Imran also said that Pakistan only wants peace and don't want to be part of any confrontation and urged the US should first establish a political settlement before leaving Afghanistan. "Pakistan suffered 70,000 casualties, more than any other country by joining the American war..."
Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan said through Ehsaas Bachat Bank Account, the women will be able to better utilise the cash assistance being given to them under Ehsaas Programme.