Govt committed to serve nation with start of mega development projects: Mushahidullah

ISLAMABAD: Senate-Motion Govt committed to serve nation with start of mega development projects: Mushahidullah Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan Tuesday said that Pakistan Muslim League (N) led government was fully committed to serve the nation with start of mega development projects in the country.

Speaking on a motion in the upper house of the parliament, he said that former Prime Minister Muhammed Nawaz Sharif had made strong foreign policy for the country and initiated other major steps to change the life of common man. He said that other provinces like Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh should follow the policies of Punjab province to improve the health and other infrastructures of their respected provinces.

He said that Nawaz Sharif during his tenure as Prime Minister had initiated several schemes for uplift of people.

Leader of the Opposition Senator Aitzaz Ahsan urged for proper investigation on the matter of sale of Jet Airbus 310 at the throwaway prices by PIA. Senator Chaudhry Saud Majeed said that parliamentarians should avoid personal criticisms and play role to strengthen the parliament. He said that any one who was weakening the parliament should stop doing so. He said that the PML-N government had improved the economic structure of the country and make it at par with the other rising economies of the world.

He said that the country was facing several internal and external threats and urged not to be part of any conspiracy in order to weak the country. Senator Murtaza Wahab urged to reduce the petroleum prices with announcing more subsidies to give relief to the people. Senator Saleem Zia said that some people intentionally creating panic in the country by disseminating false news stories. He said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presented himself and other family members before country’s courts.

Sardar Azam Khan Musakhel lamented that no prime minister could ever complete his tenure. He urged joint efforts for strengthening parliament. Senator Kamil Ali Agha demanded constitution of a commission to investigate responsible of amending Khatam-i- Nabuwat related clauses in the Election Act 2017.

Mian Attique urged avoiding criticism to country’s vital institutions. Hafiz Hamdullah urged politicians to make Parliament supreme institution through their conduct. Political parties should promote democracy among their ranks. Senator Azam Swati; Col ® Tahir Hussein Mashhadi; Shibli Fraz; Ms Sehar Kamran, Usman Khan Kakar; Nihal Hashmi; Nauman Wazir; Rehman Malik; Mohsin Aziz; Taj Haider ; Sherry Rehman; Javed Abbasi also spoke.

Meanwhile, Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani vowed restoring prestige of the Parliament saying “everyone is free to malign the parliament and politicians.”