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.
The prime minister expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the current local governments and said a system was being introduced at the village level under which funds would be transferred directly to the councils.
On his twitter handle, the prime minister apparently referred to the upcoming monsoon tree plantation drive in the country under his government’s much ambitious Ten Billion Tree Tsunami project and Green and Clean Pakistan initiative.
Pakistan Premier Imran Khan kick started the country’s monsoon tree plantation campaign by planting pine tree saplings in Nathia Gali, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, on Saturday.
Chief Election Commissioner Abdul Rashid Sulehria told a news conference on Monday that PTI won 25 seats, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) secured 11 seats, while the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which had previously held a majority in the body, took just six seats.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has declared that legislation related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is necessary for Pakistan and no amnesty or concession will be given to the opposition parties in return for legislation in the national interest.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says the last two years of his life were the toughest, despite having struggled all his life, as Pakistan was facing challenges from all fronts.
“My entire life has been a struggle,” he told Dunya TV channel.
Under the new initiative, each family in KP would be provided with a health card facilitating them with free of cost medical treatment amounting to Rs1 million at public and private hospitals in the province.
These workers carry out different types of work including plantation of saplings, the establishment of nurseries and protection of tree cover from deforestation and fire incidents. It also showed that the federal government is also in a process to get a loan from foreign donor agencies that would be utilised to initiate other Clean and Green projects in Pakistan.
Despite challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan’s economic performance remained encouraging in December, according to the Economic and Outlook report, which the government’s Finance Division publishes every month.