Government’s initiatives would strengthen federation: Prime Minister Gilani


Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the government has taken a number of key steps such as the restoration of original character of constitution through the 18th and 19th Amendments, 7th National Finance Commission Award, political ownership to war on terror, Aagaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Initiative, the strengthening of Parliament and other state institutions, pro-women and pro-minorities’ reforms and Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order 2009. He observed that these initiatives of democratic government have made the federation strong.

The Prime Minister was talking to MNA, Begum Nasim Akhtar Chaudhry who called on him at PM’s House here this afternoon.

The Prime Minister said that the Federal Government would continue providing assistance to all the provincial governments in the implementation of devolution of functions as per the 18thAmendment. He said that all the existing development projects would be completed and a comprehensive strategy has been prepared to target the projects which are near completion first. He said that funds have been allocated in a judicious manner keeping in view the requirement of the area and irrespective of the party affiliation among the public representatives. He urged the public representatives to enhance the level of vigilance over the ongoing projects for their better management.

Begum Naseem Akhtar Chaudhry informed the Prime Minister about the status of the ongoing development projects in her area.

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