The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed Avenue formerly known as IJP road.
According to the media reports, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated various development projects in Islamabad today (Wednesday, June 14). He inaugurated Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed Avenue formerly known as IJP road and Seventh Avenue Overhead Bridge on Srinagar Highway besides performing ground breaking of Eleventh Avenue.
While addressing the ceremony in connection with the inauguration of these projects, Shehbaz Sharif regretted that the poor performance of the previous government delayed the execution of important development projects. However, he said that they have accelerated work on them, and work on the ongoing projects in Islamabad will be completed by next month.
The Prime Minister also announced that an electric bus service will be launched in Islamabad for which the buses will reach by the 15th of next month. He said a solid waste management system is also being introduced in Islamabad on the pattern of Lahore.
“The IJP road has been named after Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed to recognize the services and sacrifices rendered by the martyrs for the nation. Only those nations remain successful who remember the sacrifices of their martyrs,” the Prime Minister said, adding that May 9 acts not only aggrieved the entire nation but also bowed our heads down in embarrassment and today the propaganda of a political party regarding regime change stands fully exposed.
PM Shehbaz Sharif further stated that relief has been given to the people in the budget. Referring to the increase in the salaries and pensions of employees, he said the budget envisages several initiatives for the youth. He said the laptop scheme for the youth will be launched next month. This year one hundred thousand laptops will be distributed among the youth.