Shibli Faraz says PM Imran is the ‘solely antidote to the virus of corruption’


Information minister Shibli Faraz on Thursday stated that the prime minister “is the sole antidote to the corruption virus”.

Addressing a media briefing in Islamabad, he vowed that the Sugar Inquiry Commission’s probe into the sugar value hike within the nation is only the start.

“[Prime Minister] Imran Khan will not stop here. We will expose the rest of the mafia too and bring the entire matter to a logical conclusion,” stated the data minister.

He stated that for business-oriented beneficial properties, the nation’s very roots had been weakened.

“These individuals enter [into politics] to not serve individuals however to additional their companies.

“Their sole purpose was to bleed Pakistan dry,” Faraz stated.

He stated that they’ve ensured that Pakistan regresses as a substitute of seeing to its improvement.

Speaking of the federal government’s response to the virus, he stated that the nation is ready to take care of it. “The economy will run and the people will have to play their part [and exercise caution].”

Faraz stated {that a} “lower death toll is evidence of the fact that the government’s response was right”.

He stated that the individuals should stay steadfast and belief that the federal government is able to take care of the scenario.

Speaking extra on the preparedness entrance, he stated that the federal government is able to combat a giant swarm of locusts anticipated in July.

Referring to “other parties”, he stated that they’re all “dynastical” and no such characterisation of the PTI could be made.

He stated at any time when it comes to creating selections, the federal government will do what’s in the most effective curiosity of the individuals.

Referring to Sindh authorities’s remarks in protection of the report’s findings concerning subsidies given to the Omni Group, Faraz stated: “Murad Ali Shah has made false claims. He too was summoned because the Omni Group was involved.”

He stated that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had wrongly bestowed favours on the sugar mafia. “The benefit of subsidies must go to the farmers.”

The info minister stated that the previous governments took benefit of state establishments by appointing their very own individuals inside them.

He stated that in an effort to defend their very own companies, they let the establishments turn into crippled.

Speaking of Youm-e-Takbeer, noticed in commemoration of Pakistan’s profitable nuclear checks in 1998, he stated that the feat was achieved as a result of efforts made by scientists, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and General Ziaul Haq.

“We know full well how to defend our nation,” stated the minister.

Moving on to points confronted by the facility sector, he stated that as quickly because the PML-N got here into energy in 2013, impartial energy vegetation had been granted Rs486 billion.

“Why was such a grant made on the very first day, is now recognized.

“These people do not do anything for free. They are always in search of how to score big,” Faraz stated.