Govt believes in ensuring equal law for everyone: PM Khan

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) believes in ensuring equal law for everyone.

While addressing a ceremony after laying foundation stone of Jalozai Housing Scheme for low-income people in Nowshera, the premier said that influential segment of the society does not want to be held accountable.

Imran Khan said Naya Pakistan Housing Program has been launched across the country so that the under privileged class of the society including laborers and workers could also own their houses.

The PM said on the one hand, we are constructing houses and flats on the government land to provide low cost units to the people. For this scheme, we have registered the people and providing a subsidy of three hundred thousand rupees on each housing unit, he added.

He said separately, the banks are providing loans on easy installments so that the people could build their own houses.

Imran Khan said compassion for the poor as well as rule of law was the basic philosophy of the State of Madina, the foundation of which was laid by our Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).

The PM said our aim is to provide protection to the poor segments of the society. He pointed out that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the first province which has provided health cards to each household, under which they can get medical treatment worth one million rupees annually.

He premier this will trigger a revolution in the health sector and encourage the private sector to establish hospitals and health care facilities. He also expressed the commitment to further widen the network of Panagahs and that of ‘Koi Bhooka Na Soi’ Scheme.

It is to be mentioned here that a total of 1320 apartments will be constructed in eighteen months under the Jalozai Housing Scheme.The apartments will be distributed through balloting among people having income up to forty thousand rupees per month.

On the occasion, he also planted a sapling under Clean and Green Pakistan programme.

The prime minister will also hold separate meetings with Governor KP Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.

The Nation