Shafqat Mehmood’s government will address the reserves of coalition partners

LAHORE: Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood, inaugurated the Eastern Bypass Section of the Sialkot-Lahore Highway on Saturday, ARY News reported.

The eastern bypass of 16.58 kilometers long costs rs. 11 billion and consists of two phases. The eastern bypass has six lines, nine bridges and eight underpasses.

The project has been completed by the National Highway Authority (NHA).

In expressing his views during the interaction with the media, the federal minister said the government is carrying out a development project and that almost 60 percent of the development fund has been released.

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“The government is committed to completing ongoing development projects.”

While responding to a journalist’s inquiry, Shafqat Mehmood said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) formed a government together with the help of its coalition partners.

He said the reservations of the allied parties will be resolved by PTI. “The coalition will continue with the allied partners.”

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Commenting on the health of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Shafqat Mehmood said he cannot understand the logic behind the PML-N supreme lawsuit to allow Maryam Nawaz to fly to London for treatment.




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Jahangir Tareen calls Prime Minister Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Jahangir Tareen, Pakistan’s central leader Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), today called Prime Minister Imran Khan, where they discussed the general political situation and the affairs of the party, citing sources, ARY News reported Friday.

On Thursday, it was learned that Jahangir Tareen was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan today (Friday) to discuss issues related to coordination with the PTI-led federal government coalition partners.

According to sources, the prime minister would meet with the main leader of the party and issues related to agriculture, the general political scenario and the affairs of the party will be discussed during the meeting.

Read: Jahangir Tareen is tasked with contacting PTI government coalition partners

The two will also discuss issues related to committees formed to address the reservations raised by coalition partners.

The main leader of the party was recently returned on vacation amid the reservations raised by coalition partners, including the Muttahida Qaumi-Pakistan Movement (MQM-P) and the Muslim League of Pakistan-Quaid (PML-Q).

On January 23, Tareen had expressed hope that the federal government coalition partners will rejoin the cabinet next week while talks with them remain successful.

Read: Inside story of the meeting between PTI, PML-Q leaders

Jehangir Tareen, while talking with journalists, said that the impression of a weak government was only limited to the media where channels were seen that predicted the departure of the current government while broadcasting different programs during primetime.

The politician clarified that the government has convinced its allied political parties and that coalition partners will join the federal cabinet next week. He said the government faces no danger from its coalition partners.

He also predicted that the supreme of the Muslim League of Pakistan Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif will not return to the country. He added that local government elections will take place in 2020.




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The committee appointed by the prime minister will meet today with the leadership of PML-Q

LAHORE: Member of a committee formed by Prime Minister Imran Khan to calm the concerns of coalition partners, Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood, approached on Monday the leadership of the Pakistan-Quaid Muslim League (PML-Q), reported ARY NEWS.

Mahmood is part of the committee along with other members, including Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar and Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar to address concerns raised by the PML-Q, a key coalition partner in federal and provincial governments led by the PTI.

The federal minister contacted the brothers Chaudhry-Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi- where it was decided that they would meet today to hear the complaints of the PML-Q.

On Sunday, the Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) demanded that the federal government led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) begin implementing the negotiated issues.

An emergency meeting of PML-Q leaders and party legislators in the Punjab Assembly was chaired by Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, which was also attended by Pervaiz Elahi, Moonis Elahi and others.

The Chaudhry brothers said the round of talks will take place after the government begins to implement the previously negotiated issues.

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While pointing out the talks between the government and PML-Q with the second committee, they said that making changes creates distrust. They urged the federal government not to establish the tradition of changing positions.

Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said PML-Q is coordinating with the PTI government in view of national interests, but some ministers are trying to create misunderstandings between them and Prime Minister Imran Khan.




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Coalition companions to rejoin cupboard subsequent week, says Jehangir Tareen

SAHIWAL: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) central chief Jehangir Tareen mentioned Thursday that the coalition companions of the federal authorities will rejoin the cupboard subsequent week as talks with them remained profitable, ARY Information reported.

Jehangir Tareen, whereas speaking to journalists, mentioned the impression of a weak authorities was solely restricted to media homes the place channels have been seen predicting the departure of the current authorities whereas broadcasting completely different exhibits in prime time.

The politician clarified that the federal government has satisfied its ally political events and the coalition companions will rejoin federal cupboard subsequent week. He mentioned that the federal government just isn’t going through any hazard from its coalition companions.

Learn: Impasse between govt and MQM-P persists: sources

He additional predicted that Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif won’t return to the nation. He added that the native authorities election can be held in 2020.

Whereas answering a query, Tareen mentioned the latest wave of inflation hit the nation as an final result of the wrongdoing of the previous governments. He added that sugar charges have been elevated following the rise in costs of sugarcane.

Learn: Govt workforce meets GDA delegation to debate unresolved points

Earlier within the day, it emerged that the federal authorities led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) determined to launch monetary package deal for growth initiatives in Sindh with a purpose to persuade its ally political events.

The federal authorities took the choice to launch Rs150 million growth funds to every Member of Nationwide Meeting (MNA) in Sindh which is able to help them to provoke completely different schemes really helpful by the lawmakers.

Learn: ‘Aggravated’ PML-Q not enthusiastic about ministry, says Agha

Sources mentioned that the funds can be given to the legislators belonging to the coalition companions of the PTI authorities together with Muttahida Qaumi Motion Pakistan (MQM-P) and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).

Furthermore, the Centre has determined to put in 100 RO vegetation in Karachi whereas the challenge will start from February. Underneath the challenge, the federal authorities will set up modernised container RO vegetation within the metropolis.

The event funds can be launched to the NA legislators in Sindh underneath monetary package deal allotted for the schemes throughout the earlier and present years.



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PTI delegation lands in Karachi to persuade estranged ally MQM

KARACHI: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) led by Jahangir Tareen landed in Karachi on Saturday for assembly with estranged coalition companion Muttahida Qaumi Motion-Pakistan (MQM-P), ARY NEWS reported.

The federal government delegation, which additionally included Pervaiz Khattak and Arbab Shahzad, will maintain assembly with MQM convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and members of the social gathering’s Rabita Committee.

The delegation will go to Bahadurabad head workplace of the MQM at 3:00pm at this time to deal with reservations of the social gathering’s management and persuade Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to take again his resignation from the cupboard publish.

MQM leaders are anticipated to maneuver ahead their calls for and reservations. The 2 sides will even overview the working relationship between the 2 events.

The sources quoting PTI leaders stated all simply calls for of the MQM-P might be accepted through the assembly.

The PTI delegation led by Jahangir Tareen after reaching Karachi held a gathering with Sindh governor Imran Ismail and mentioned federal authorities funded growth tasks for Karachi and different points.

Earlier on January 13, a delegation led by Federal Minister for Planning, Growth & Reforms Asad Umar held a gathering with MQM-P leaders on the social gathering’s headquarters in Bahadurabad to assuage their reservations.

Asad Umar after the assembly stated Khalid Maqbool didn’t retract his resolution to give up the federal cupboard.



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Jahangir Tareen tasked for contacting coalition companions of PTI govt

ISLAMABAD: Citing the political state of affairs of the nation, the federal authorities has determined to expedite trust-building measure with its coalition companions and tasked Jahangir Tareen to provoke contacts with the management, ARY Information reported on Thursday.

Sources stated Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a particular process to PTI central chief Jahangir Tareen as a delegation led by him will proceed contacts with the management of the coalition political events.

The transfer is taken to expedite trust-building measures with the management of Muttahida Qaumi Motion Pakistan (MQM-P), Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q), Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) and Balochistan Nationwide Occasion Mengal (BNP-M).

Tareen may even maintain conferences with Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti and different coalition companions in Balochistan, sources added.

Learn: PTI, coalition companions on similar web page, says FM Qureshi

It has been determined to incorporate the coalition political events within the session course of for growth initiatives and the leaders from Sindh province shall be taken into confidence by the federal authorities.

The premier issued particular directions for expediting work on growth initiatives in Karachi and ordered to suggest new growth schemes after consulting the companions. The suggestions to be tabled by Nationwide Meeting (NA) lawmakers of the ruling celebration from Sindh may even be thought-about by the Centre.

Sources revealed that the federal authorities is mulling to put in 100 new Reverse Osmosis (RO) vegetation in Karachi and institution of 10 cell medical items.

Earlier on December 6, the members of Sindh coalition companions had met Prime Minister Imran Khan the place they apprised the premier concerning the general public points and growth initiatives.

Learn: All coalition companions stand alongside PTI govt: Governor Punjab

The delegation comprising leaders of the ally events led by Sindh governor Imran Ismail met PM Khan in Islamabad in the present day and briefed him in regards to the ongoing welfare and growth initiatives of the province.

The delegation has additionally highlighted the problems being confronted for the implementation of roadmap of the event of Sindh residents. They agreed for the appointment of focal individuals to resolve the issues within the involved federal ministries.

“It’s amongst our priorities for bringing prosperity and growth of the Sindh residents. The federal authorities will take each needed step to attain the goal. The first agenda of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities is the elimination of corruption and the menace won’t be tolerated,” stated PM Khan.

Learn: Governor Sindh denies any variations inside coalition companions

He added, “This nation is disadvantaged of progress and growth as a result of corruption. The accountability course of will proceed indiscriminately and uninterrupted throughout the nation.”

The assembly was attended by Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Omar Ayub, Ali Zaidi, Muhammad Mian Soomro, Naeemul Haque, Firdous Ashiq Awan, Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Haleem Adil Sheikh, Khurram Sher Zaman and others.

The leaders together with Kishwar Zehra, Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Faisal Sabzwari, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Muhammad Hussain Khan, Hameedul Zafar and Muhammad Rashid Khilji to signify Muttahida Qaumi Motion Pakistan (MQM-P) within the delegation.

Furthermore, Dr Fehmida Mirza, Ghaus Bakhsh Mahar, Arbab Ghulam Rahim, Murtaza Jatoi, Ayaz Palijo, Safdar Abbasi, Zulfiqar Mirza and Ali Gohar Mahar attended the assembly for representing the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).



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