Islamabad: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Barjees Tahir has said that Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) believes in performance-based politics and does not indulge in politics of point scoring or revenge. We respect the public mandate and the Federal Government has been extending its full cooperation to provincial governments of opposition parties, he added.
He was addressing the office bearers and workers of PML(N),Berlin Chapter who hosted a reception in his honour. Mr.Barjees Tahir said that GDP increased by 5% during the first 08 months where as it was 3% during the same period last year.
An amount of Rs.137 billion were saved by reducing 30% budget allocation of all the ministries and divisions as well banning the use of discretionary funds by all cabinet members. This money has been utilized to pay off the circular debt of the Power Houses, he added.
The Federal Government had extended its full cooperation and assistance to the provincial government of Sind to bring under control the law and order situation in Karachi and a comprehensive internal security policy has been formulated to uproot the extremism and militancy from the country, the Minister said and added that the PML(N)’s Government had been utilizing all its resources to end loadshedding and put the economy on the right track leading the country towards development and prosperity.
He urged the workers to be united and to work for the betterment of their country, as all the Pakistani community living abroad represents Pakistan and they were ambassadors of their country of origin.
Earlier, President of the PML(N),Berlin Chapter, Ijaz Ahmad welcomed the Minister and said that all the workers of PML(N) living in Germany had full confidence in the leadership of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and expressed hope that he would soon pull the country out of this crisis and put it on the track of progress and prosperity Secretary General, Mirza Bashrat Hussain said that all the PML(N) workers are united now and an office of the Berlin Chapter would be set up soon,to be named as “Nawaz House”.