Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday has reiterated that socio-economic development of South Punjab was priority of the government and the PML-N government would continue to undertake uplift projects in the area.
Talking to a delegation of PML-N Members of National Assembly from Multan Division called on him here, he said the government has initiated numerous development projects and welfare schemes in South Punjab.
The MNAs briefed the Prime Minister on development projects and public welfare schemes in their respective constituencies. The Prime Minister urged the MNAs to work with full dedication and commitment for bringing about a tangible positive change.
The Prime Minister reiterated that the government would extend its all out support for fastracking development projects in South Punjab and advised MNAs to reach out to the people especially the poor segments of society and help addressing their issues.
The delegation included Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Bosan, Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah, Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis Abdul Rehman Khan Kanju.
Other members included MNAs Malik Abdul Ghaffar Dogar, Rana Muhammad Qasim Noon, Muhammad Raza Hayat Harraj, Muhammad Khan Daha, Pir Muhammad Aslam Bodla, Ch. Nazir Ahmad, Sajid Mehdi, Tahir Iqbal Ch., Saeed Ahmed Khan Manias and Mrs. Shaheen Shafiq. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed and senior government officials were also present during the meeting.