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Imran asks overseas Pakistanis to send remittances via banks to strengthen economy

ISLAMABAD: In his maiden speech to the nation as prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Sunday laid down plan to run the affairs of the new government -- 'Naya Pakistan' -- and transform the country into an Islamic welfare state. In his wide-ranging speech, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief announced a number of measures aimed at austerity, getting rid of loans, domestic resource mobilization and reforms in education, health and agriculture sectors. Expressing remorse over lavish lifestyle of former rulers,…