"It is very difficult for the salaried class, workers and labourers to construct or purchase a house in the cities due to soaring prices of land,” the prime minister told the ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday.
"We can't have the kind of elections which have happened in the past," Imran said. "We need to use EVM technology for transparent elections and I want regular updates on it.”
For quite some time, the area became a battleground between the police and protesters. The government servants had planned the protest for the past two weeks and had made announcements to the effect.
In talks with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday, Imran highlighted Buddhist heritage sites in Pakistan and stressed the building of cultural ties, the Pakistan embassy said in a statement. I
Imran said that the ticket prices for the Peshawar BRT were "just right." "Our programmes should give priority to improving the lives of the common man. Everyone can afford the ticket which ranges from Rs10 (0.02 files) to Rs50 (Dh1.02). There are also tickets for students to make travelling easier for them and hospitals have been connected so people will no longer face difficulties in this regard.”
"We had a very difficult two years. We didn't have foreign exchange and couldn't pay our debts. We have avoided a huge crisis because we didn't default (payments). But I know it hasn't been easy for the people, I understand the difficulties they faced and still are facing,” he said in a televised address to the nation.
In a tweet on Sunday, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Shibli Faraz said the prime minister will receive phone calls from general public at 4pm tomorrow. General public can contact the prime minister by dialing 051-9210809 to directly talk to Imran Khan.
It is the first time in the history of Pakistan that an elected prime minister is available for interaction with the public on telephone once a week (“Pakistan PM Imran to personally interact with public on telephone on Monday, says minister,”
The prime minister said that blessings and prosperity came from God but it was up to humans to make the effort for them. He called upon the public to participate and donate to the programme with charity before Ramadan.
In a Tweet, the prime minister shared a video clip highlighting Pakistan’s marvels in crossing a crucial milestone by achieving an overarching Sustainable Development Goal-13 “Climate Action” much before the deadline of 2030.