PM reaffirms Pakistan’s long-standing fraternal ties with Bahrain

Gov’t adopting environment friendly approach for new urban projects: PM


Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed Pakistan’s long-standing fraternal ties with Bahrain, rooted deep in shared faith, values and cordiality.
He was talking to National Guard Commander of Bahrain General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, who called on him in Islamabad today [Thursday].
The Prime Minister lauded the efforts on both sides to build an enhanced partnership and underscored the imperative of forging deeper and diverse economic, trade and investment cooperation.
Lauding the successful measures by Bahrain against Covid-19, the Prime Minister thanked the Bahraini leadership for the care offered to Pakistani expatriates during the pandemic and urged further strengthening of this strong bond of friendship between the two countries.
The National Guard Commander of Bahrain expressed his country’s firm resolve to further expand cooperation with Pakistan in diverse fields.
He expressed thanks for Pakistan’s steadfast support and underlined that the two countries always stood by each other at difficult times.
General Shaikh Mohammed congratulated the Prime Minister on the designation of 15 March as International Day to Combat Islamophobia by the United Nations as a result of a landmark resolution introduced by Pakistan, on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government is adopting environment-friendly approach for new urban projects to cater for residential and commercial need as well as preserving green areas.

He was chairing a meeting to review progress of work on Central Business District (CBD) and Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) projects in Islamabad on Thursday.

The Prime Minister emphasized that there are massive investment opportunities for overseas Pakistanis to make safe investments in CBD and RUDA projects.

Imran Khan said record revenue of Rs. 57.88 billion has been generated during two auctions of commercial plots in CBD. He said the government has targeted dead capital lying unutilized throughout the country and has converted it into sustainable revenue generating initiatives.

The Prime Minister directed the Punjab Government to take legal action against illegal housing societies that are selling lands in flood plains thereby risking lives and investments of the general public.

Earlier, the meeting was briefed about progress of CBD and RUDA projects including Lahore’s first Downtown auctions, captive power plant construction, Chahar Bagh, Rakh Jhok National Park, RUDA Technology Park, 10,000 apartments District dedicated for overseas Pakistanis, Waste Water Treatment plant and other amenities.

Meanwhile, various members of the National Assembly called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today.

They also expressed full confidence in the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The parliamentarians congratulated the Prime Minister on the adoption of a resolution by the United Nations on the prevention of Islamophobia

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