Farrukh pays tribute to PAF on 3rd anniversary of Operation Swift Retort

Looters of national treasury to be held accountable with support of Sindh people: Farrukh

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib on Sunday paid glowing tribute to Pakistan Air Force( PAF) on the third anniversary of Operation Swift Retort, popularly known as Surprise Day in the country when Pakistan’s armed forces gave a befitting response to Indian misadventures.

The Minister in his message said India will never forget this day when Pakistan’s armed forces inflicted a humiliating defeat on it three years ago.

Our Armed Forces not only made Pakistan’s defense invincible on this day but also shot down 2 Indian fighter jets, he said. Farrukh said, the swift response of PAF ‘Shaheens’ had shattered the pride of India. Adding to this, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib on Sunday said the government of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) would not allow looters of public money to escape the law with the support of Sindh people.

Responding to Pakistan Peoples’ Party’s (PPP) ‘Awami Long March’ headed by its chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the minister said the people of Sindh become tired of PPP’s poor governance in the province that had destroyed all institutions.

Farrukh asked Bilawal to explain as to why the people of Karachi and Sindh were left at the mercy of the tanker mafia and hoarders. He said the Sindh police was busy in entertaining PPP leaders while people were being robbed in day broad light.

He said it was the federation which looks vibrant across the province whether it was Green Line Bus in Karachi, uplift of backward areas in Sindh or provision of clean drinking water or cleanliness of drains. He said the people in Sindh were joining ‘Sindh Huqooq March’, at a large as PPP leaders exploited Sindhis and kept them deprived of their due rights.

The minister said the people across the province including Karachi were chanting slogans ‘Go Sindh government go’ due to unjust treatment of PPP to the people. He said the failed opposition would have to wait another year as Prime Minister Imran Khan would complete his constitutional term till 2023. State Minister for Information & Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said that character building is as important as education for the new generation.

Addressing a prize distribution ceremony in a local school here on Saturday, he said, “We collectively must concentrate on our youth to make them a true, committed and patriotic Pakistani”.

He said that in first three years of the life, a kid was like a clean paper and his family particularly his mother inscribe on it the social, moral and other values. Farrukh Habib said, “Our youth have talent but they need encouragement”

“Training is also important like education and we must take steps of encouraging students and in this connection, prizes can also be given to the students who observe cleanliness in their class or school”, he added. He also stressed the need of promoting and projectingour role models so that the new generation could follow their footsteps.

He said that there was dire need to build confidence in the students so that they could serve the nation and put the country on road to progress and prosperity by utilizing their God-gifted abilities. About Sehat Card, he termed it as a major step in providing health cover to the every individual of the country, adding the card holder family could get free medical treatment up to Rs.1 million from the hospital for their own choic. He said that PTI government was committed to promote a uniform syllabus by eliminating the class differences.He said with the blessing of Allah Almighty, the PTI government declared Seerat-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) as an integral part of syllabus so that the people could learn and follow the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) which was imperative to transform the countryinto a true Islamic welfare state.Later, the state minister also distributed prizes and gifts among the position holder students.

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