Government to ensure transparency in utilization of public money: PM

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday said the government has successfully carried out landmark legislation and formulated people oriented policies which will bring change and help improve their standard of living.

The government, he assured, would ensure that public money is transparently utilized for the welfare of the people.The Prime Minister was talking to Parliamentarians who called on him separately at Prime Minister House.He said giving the poor their due right is only possible through good governance for which this government is striving to set highest standards.

“Tolerance is essential for smooth functioning of democracy, and our four and a half years are a testimony that we have shown patience and restraint as part of a policy of reconciliation,” the Prime Minister said.The Prime Minister said the government welcomes criticism as it considers it a constructive contribution.The Parliamentarians informed the Prime Minister about the status of ongoing development projects in their respective areas. – APP