A federal minister distributed ration bags to 250 flood affected people in Pasrur here on Sunday.

The federal minister for science and technology said that the PML-N government was pursuing revolutionary economic policies which will transform Pakistan into a self-reliant and strong country. Zahid Hamid said that the better utilisation of available resources would help create maximum opportunities of economic and industrial promotion. He pointed out that the present government had adopted practical steps to eliminate energy crisis and tackle internal and external issues in a befitting manner.

He said that the PML-N government was striving to cope with the persisting energy crisis for giving maximum relief to people. Zahid Hamid asserted that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was striving to make Pakistan a strong economic power as its government had made Pakistan a nuclear power 1997.

He stated that the PML-N government was strengthening institutions and promoting democracy in the country to pave way for a welfare state. He added that the PML-N would continue serving the masses without any discrimination and the time was not far off when the country would become strong and developed.

He said that the PML-N was striving to strengthen real democracy and true democratic norms and values in the country. The Federal Minister said that the PML-N government would ensure timely completion of public welfare and development projects and would leave no stone unturned to ensure provision of all basic facilities to people at their doorsteps. Federal Minister’s son Ali Zahid Hamid, local MPA Ch Munawar Ali Gill and local notables Khawaja Saeed Butt, Javaid Iqbal Ghuman and Prof. Shehzad Butt were also present on this occasion.