LAHORE: Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate AirSial Airline and other development projects in Sialkot on Wednesday.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, she said that Prime Minister Khan will meet the political, social and business community in Sialkot, adding the PM would be accompanied by Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.
She informed that the PM is visiting the city on the invitation of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Dr Firdous said that Sialkot is one of the economic hubs of Pakistan’s economy and generates foreign exchange valuing about $2.5 billion annually. “The PTI government gave confidence to the business community and due its effective policies, the economy of Pakistan is heading towards the right direction,” she maintained.
She said that the government is working on different public welfare projects including health and education in Sialkot. Skilled development program is not only providing employment opportunities to the people of Sialkot but also ensuring skilled labour to local industry, she added.
Dr Firdous said that different projects have been started in Sialkot to resolve the long-awaited problems of the water supply and sewerage system.
“Shehbaz Sharif invested only in mega projects of Lahore and neglected small cities and rural areas. The PTI government believes in the equal and fair distribution of resources and ensures composite development in the province.”