Prime Minister Imran Khan has reportedly ordered the establishment of a massive 40-acre software city in the country’s capital, Islamabad. In a meeting held with high-profile officials from the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Khan discussed various ways to strengthen country’s IT sector and shared his vision to boost the nation’s IT exports to $10 billion over the long term.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to introduce another Rs. 15 billion relief package to counter the uncontrolled inflation in the country. It was decided during a meeting that Rs. 15 billion will be used to provide an uninterrupted supply of household commodities to utility stores across the country. Along with that, the district and city administrations will be mobilized to keep a check on the prices of grocery items to curb price manipulation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his government will announce on Tuesday measures to reduce the prices of basic food items. The premier said in a series of tweets that he understands the difficulties people have to go through due to inflation in the country. He also mentioned that the government is investigating the rise in sugar and flour prices.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reassured the Kashmiris that good times were ahead that will lead to their ultimate freedom from Indian occupation, while addressing a Kashmir Solidarity rally in Mirpur. He reiterated support for the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mistake of annexing Kashmir will become the reason for the region’s independence.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent comments during a speech at an event have initiated a Twitter spat, with ‘Hoor’ trending on the micro blogging site. Addressing a ceremony organised by the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital in Karachi, PM Imran recalled when he fell from a make shift stage during the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) 2013 election campaign and injured himself.
A recent report has brought to light a new scam by federal ministries and departments. The report submitted to the Prime Minister’s office reveals that federal ministries have been siphoning fuel and repair expenses off the federal government for more than 7,000 defective vehicles. Acting over the report, PM Khan has ordered to halt transfer of fuel and repair expenses.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has claimed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) “is really helping” the country, while labelling all criticisms of the project ‘nonsense’. During an interview to a US news channel CNBC, when asked if CPEC was a debt-trap for Pakistan, Mr Khan said that the Chinese came to help Pakistan when the country was “at the rock bottom.”
In a recent public interaction, Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed that he barely manages expenses in his current salary as it is less than the salary of his ministers. According to an official salary slip issued from the Prime Minister House, Prime Minister Khan’s salary is indeed less than what his cabinet’s ministers earn as well as the chief ministers. The gross salary amount of PM is Rs. 201,574, which further reduces to Rs. 196,979 after tax and other deductions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Germany during the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020 on Thursday. PM alsohighlighted Pakistan’s advantages and invited the world to invest in the country during his keynote address. He spoke about the young population of the country and its untapped potential to increase trade and provide services across the globe.
Prime Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he told US President Donald Trump that a war in Iran would be a “disaster for us”, during the World Economic Forum. PM mentioned that in his opinion this would be insanity as the issue in Afghanistan hasn’t been resolved and Iran would even be a bigger problem.