"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.”
Addressing the launching ceremony of the "No one Sleeps Hungry” programme in Islamabad, Imran said that the 30 million deserving families will be given direct subsidy from June this year.
Remittances from overseas Pakistanis during December 2020 rose by 16.2 per cent year-on-year to $2.436 billion, compared to $2.097b in December 2019, clocking in above $2b mark for the seventh consecutive month, according to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan.
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.