ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk) Prime Minister Imran Khan, on the occasion of Pakistan’s 73rd independence anniversary, has congratulated the nation at the upturn in economy after two years of struggle.
The premier took to Twitter and wrote, “I congratulate our nation on its 73 years of Independence. Our journey towards Quaid’s Pakistan has begun: for Rule of Law with all citizens equal before the law; and towards an Islamic Welfare State, premised on compassion.
“I congratulate the nation on successfully tackling COVID-19 by protecting our poor through cash support and smart lockdowns and by being able to reduce our overall cases.
“I congratulate the nation at upturn in our economy after two years of struggle. Current Account and Fiscal deficits are down; construction industry and through it job creation taking off because of our special incentives; stock market is up; exports and revenues are up and cement and car sales are up;
“I congratulate the nation because we are fixing the damaging structure we inherited in our Power sector. After long negotiations we have signed new agreement with IPPs which will bring down cost of power generation and reduce circular debt. Next reform target is power distribution system.
“My message to our brave Kashmiri brethren is that our nation stands united with them in their just struggle for self determination. We will provide them with all the support at all levels as they valiantly fight India’s illegal occupation.” The premier later apprised the nation of these achievements in his address as well.