PM: (Govt believes in empowerment of LG representatives: PM)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has vowed to strengthen and empower the local governments (LG) to address the problems faced by the people.

Addressing the PML (N) workers in Bahawalpur on Tuesday, he said the people have pinned great expectations with the local representations and they will fully empowered to serve the masses.

He pointed out that the country is faced with multi-dimensional challenges including terrorism and energy crisis. The PM said govt is trying its best to provide basic facilities to the masses.

The Prime Minister said government is fully aware about the problems specially energy crises being faced by the masses. He expressed his firm resolve to overcome the energy problem during the tenure of his government.

He said work on three projects for production of electricity through gas is in progress which will produce three thousand and six hundred megawatts electricity after completion by next year.

He said China is all-weather friend and it is investing massive amount of forty six billion dollars which is biggest in the history of the country. He said recently government has made an agreement for the purchase of gas costing billions of rupees with Qatar government, which will be provided at concessional rates by Qatar due our brotherly relations.