PM launches Sehat Sahulat Programme for Special Persons

PM Imran welcomes UNSC decision to discuss Kashmir

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PM postpones Lahore visit due to escalating tensions on LoC, Kashmir

 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday welcomed the United Nations Security Council’s decision to address the issue of occupied Kashmir in its session, and said addressing the suffering of the Kashmiri people was the responsibility of the world body.

 

In a post on Twitter, the prime minister said, I welcome the UNSC meeting to discuss the serious situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. It is for the first time in over 50 yrs that the world’s highest diplomatic forum has taken up this issue. He added, there are 11 UNSC resolutions reiterating the Kashmiris right to self-determination.

 

The UNSC meeting was a reaffirmation of these resolutions. Therefore addressing the suffering of the Kashmiri people and ensuring resolution of the dispute is the responsibility of this world body, he added. A day earlier, the UNSC met for the first time in over five decades to discuss the critical situation in Indian occupied Kashmir, urging parties to the dispute to refrain from taking any unilateral action.

 

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Moreover, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his vision is to turn Pakistan into a society based on justice, rule of law and compassion that were the hallmarks of the state of Madinah. Addressing a ceremony in connection with launching of Sehat Sahulat Programme for Special Persons in Islamabad today, he said we are trying to revive the vision under which Pakistan was created. That vision was to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state on the principles of state of Madinah.

 

Imran Khan said Sehat Sahulat and Ehsaas programmes are part of the vision to help vulnerable and weaker segments of society. The Prime Minister said Sehat Insaaf Cards will be beneficial to poor people to avail the health facilities free of charge. Imran Khan said in every cabinet meeting, briefing is given by each ministry on steps taken for the benefit of common man. He said it is government’s responsibility to improve lives of people. Prime Minister Imran said that his vision was to turn Pakistan into a society based on justice, rule of law and compassion that were the hallmarks of the state of Madina.

 

Furthermore, Prime Minister Imran Khan has postponed his pre-scheduled visit to Lahore tomorrow due to rising tensions in Kashmir and cross border firing incidents at the Line of Control (LoC). As reported earlier, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was to visit Punjab’s city of Lahore tomorrow (Sunday) in an official capacity where he was set to kick start a plantation drive.

  

PM Imran Khan was scheduled to plant a sapling at the Multan road area of Lahore with aims to promote a cleaner and greener Pakistan which had been his agenda since assuming government. The Prime Minister was also scheduled to meet the Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar along with the Governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar during the visit.

 

 

In addition to that, the Prime Minister was also slated to preside over a provincial assembly session for the day. Prime Minister Imran Khan has termed the recent illegal moves in occupied Kashmir by Indian Prime Minister Narendra as his ‘strategic blunder’.

 

On the occasion of Independence Day, August 14 addressing the special session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly earlier in the week, PM Khan expressed solidarity with Kashmiri brethren during the ongoing crisis. The premier declared “I will now become the ambassador of Kashmir in the world.          

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