Latest News / Islamabad – Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, while addressing the National Assembly session on Friday, said that the Opposition was isolated and clueless after its agenda to incite people into agitation had failed miserably.
The Prime Minister said that the government succeeded in overcoming the problem of loadshedding and today there was no load-shedding in the country.
The Opposition was now playing to the gallery and did not have any concrete agenda to serve the messes. “Instigating people to damage public and private properties is a politics that should be rejected”, he added.
Recalling his words that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) would stay in the ruling coalition, the Prime Minister said that it had been proven right and the Opposition stood isolated, a press release issued by the Prime Minister’s media wing here on Friday said.
The Prime Minister said that Lowari tunnel project was conceived by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to provide facilities to the people of Chitral and the present government of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would complete it without any iota of doubt.
He said that he had already held two meetings with the Minister for Communications and allocated Rs. 2 billion to resume work on the tunnel.
The Prime Minister said that the mega project of Diamer Basha Dam was the dream of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and the present government was determined to realize her dream at all costs.
He said that the completion of project would greatly help overcome energy shortage besides irrigating vast areas of barren lands in the country. He would soon lay its foundation-stone, he added.
The Prime Minister said that he evolved consensus over the project and solicited unanimous approval of the Council of Common Interests (CCI), a national body having representation of all the federating units.
The Prime Minister said that the present government would complete all mega projects such as Diamer Basha Dam, Neelum Jhelum Hydel Project, and the raising of Mangla Dam.
The Prime Minister mentioned the mammoth public rally held recently 30 kilometers outside the Multan city, adding that it was the biggest rally in the history of Multan.