ISLAMABAD: The leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz will hold a news conference today to respond to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s 100-day plan today.
Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Minister for Power Awais Leghari will address the media at the news conference in Punjab House, where PML-N’s Haroon Akhtar and Punjab government spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan will also be in attendance.
A day earlier, PTI presented 100-day plan that the leaders said they would implement if their party comes into power.
PTI leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and former secretary general Jahangir Tareen presented parts of the agenda at an event in the federal capital.
During the event, PTI leakers spoke about the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, creation of South Punjab province and giving greater authority to the government in Balochistan, as a part of their 100-day plan.
While speaking about economic growth, Umar said they would create 10 million jobs within five years if their party comes to power. He said the party would promote the manufacturing industry and pave way for growth of small and medium enterprises. Umar also promised they would turn government guest houses into hotels and open them for tourists. Besides, he added, five million houses would also be constructed for the homeless population of the country.
Also part of PTI’s agenda would be the improvement in agriculture sector of the country, promised Tareen. He said their party would take measures to make agriculture profitable for farmers. Tareen added they would also provide financial help to farmers so that they could become self-sufficient.