Lahore: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the government is unfazed by the opposition’s no-confidence motion.
“We will fight the no-confidence motion in a democratic and constitutional manner. We believe in strengthening all institutions including democracy and Parliament. Youth is being given full support through the Kamyab Jawan Program by providing self employment opportunities .
While answering the questions from the media after attending a convocation of a private university and participating in a Kamyab Jawan Program in Lahore on Friday, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the distress of government due to opposition’s no-confidence motion should be discussed only when one sees the stress on the faces of the people in the government, adding that the government is not in any way distressed due to the no-confidence motion of opposition. We believe in democracy and according to that the opposition can exercise its constitutional and democratic rights.
Replying to a question, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the opposition has used its democratic right to file a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister, and now the government will also use its constitutional and democratic right to fight the opposition. He maintained that it will be decided by the votes of the members of the Parliament who the Parliament supports. The meeting of the National Assembly is to be convened by the Speaker. Let’s see when he convenes the meeting.
Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the country was facing many challenges including terrorism, adding that the country needs unity and solidarity to tackle these challeges. All sections of society must play their full role to promote unity and solidarity in the country, he stressed. He said that the Pakistani nation was united before and defeated the terrorists and enemies of peace. They will again be defeated, he added. He maintained that the entire nation is united and stands with Pakistan’s forces in the war against terrorism.
Addressing the function, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the steps being taken by the present government for the development and prosperity of the country are unprecedented in the past. Under the Kamyab Pakistan Program, interest-free loans worth Rs. 407 billion are being provided in the country. As a result, the country’s poor sections will become economically self-sufficient. He said that loans are being given to small businesses, for the construction of houses, and to farmers. The government has also launched a business loan scheme for youth under the Kamyab Jawan Program before the Kamyab Pakistan Program.
Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that as the Chancellor of the Universities, he has appointed all the Vice-Chancellors on merit. He said that performance of universities has improved a lot, adding that excellent work is bieng done and in all the fields including research in the universities of Punjab. He said that various research programs for the provision of quality education are being carried out in the universities with the collaboration of the foreign universities .