ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that present government is determined to face the economic, constitutional and judicial challenges and will redeem all pledges made to the people. The Prime Minister said this while talking to a delegation who called on him at the Prime Minister’s House on Saturday. He said that said that people have pinned high hopes from the government and they want it to take urgent measures to redress their problems.
The Prime Minister said that the government has taken all necessary measures and has already imported 2.5 million metric tons of wheat which will be sufficient to prevent recurrence of wheat shortage in the country. The Prime Minister said that shortage of electricity cannot be removed overnight but as a result of the conservation measures taken by the government situation will considerably improve by the end of next year.
The Prime Minister has said that people have voted moderate and progressive political forces into power to resolve the judicial crises and rid the nation of the wheat, electricity shortage and to ensure the supply of other basic necessities of life. The Prime Minister said that we are fully mindful that we are accountable to the people and answerable to the parliament. He said that the government and its coalition partners are fully committed to restoring the constitutional balance as enshrined in the 1973 constitution.-SANA