Negative politics want to create problems for Pakistan: PM

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that those involved in negative politics want to create problems for Pakistan rather than solving them.

The Prime Minister said this while chairing a meeting to review the progress on Pakistan - China Joint Commission energy projects including early harvest projects here at PM’s House Islamabad on Monday.

He said that "We are focused on resolving problems of the country, are on right track and by the grace of Almighty we will be able to solve issues confronting Pakistan.

The prime minister directed to expedite the up-gradation of country's electricity transmission and distribution system so that additional power generated from ongoing and new projects is smoothly distributed and line losses are controlled.

"No laxity would be tolerated on the part of project teams working on up-gradation of power transmission and distribution system. We aim at providing affordable electricity to the masses", said the prime minister. He further said that he will personally monitor progress of energy projects so as to ensure that timelines are met.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Water & Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Special Assistant to PM Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to PM Dr Musadik Malik and senior officers.

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