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PM Khan arrives in Lahore on daylong visit

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Lahore on a daylong visit to review progress on his government’s 100-days agenda.

During his stay in the provincial capital, he will preside over a meeting of the provincial cabinet. He will meet Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to get a detailed briefing on various issues concerning the province.

The prime minister will also be briefed on the progress so far made on his government’s 100-days agenda and ongoing anti-encroachment operation in the province.

He is also likely to talk to media persons at around 6pm during his Lahore visit.

This is the premier’s third visit to Lahore since he took up office of the country’s chief executive in August.

A day earlier, the prime minister visited Quetta where he chaired a meeting of the provincial cabinet and was briefed on law and order as well as ongoing uplift projects in the province.

While chairing a meeting of the cabinet in Quetta, he said progress of Pakistan was linked with development of Balochistan. The federal government would extend every possible cooperation to Balochistan in the financial crisis being faced by it, he added.

“The federal government in collaboration with Balochistan authorities will end backwardness in the province,” he said.

Imran Khan said a comprehensive strategy would be worked out for an early progress of Balochistan in the light of proposals to be submitted by the provincial government.



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