PDM Staged Failed Attempt To Fool People: State Minister
State Minister for Information & Broadcasting Farrukh Habib Saturday said that the protest by PDM (Pakistan Democratic Movement) was a failed attempt to completely fool the people
FAISALABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Oct, 2021 ) :State Minister for Information & Broadcasting Farrukh Habib Saturday said that the protest by PDM (Pakistan Democratic Movement) was a failed attempt to completely fool the people.
People,he said, were well aware of their nefarious designs and they will once again reject the looters and plunderers,he said.
Talking to media after the inauguration of a water filtration plant, and some other projects here he said that politically jobless people gathered under the banner of PDM who plundered national wealth with great impunity and bought properties abroad.
He said that corona pandemic badly hit the world's economy. It caused record inflation at global level including China, Germany, France, UK and other developed countries. The shipping companies also increased their freight rates from 2000 US Dollars to 10,000 dollars while supply chain was also disturbed severely.
Likewise, health cards would also be provided to entire population of the Punjab by end of this year, he added.
The state minister further said that agriculture was badly ignored during the tenure of previous rulers. However, PTI government took bold steps for its improvement. Due to prudent policies of present government, the agri yields increased. Sugarcane produce witnessed 25% increase, cotton 60%, maize 18% and rice 20%. Similarly, national exports also witnessed 22.5 % increase, while tax collection increased by 38%.
Responding to a question, the state minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was working day and night for the welfare of people. The PDM, on the other hand, had no serious public agenda and it was protesting for vested interests only,he said. He said that PPP badly ignored the people of Sindh. However, Federal government distributed Rs.66 billion among the people of Sindh during coronavirus pandemic to lessen their miseries.
Responding to another question, he said that more than 100 million people so far were vaccinated against coronavirus in the country, while the rest of the population was being vaccinated at rapid pace.