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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Awami National Party Parliamentarians call on Prime Minister

Islamabad, May 28, 2012 (PPI-OT): ANP Parliamentarians led by Senator Haji Muhammad Adeel met Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the Prime Minister’s House today and assured the Prime Minister that the ANP have firmly stood with the PPP and would continue to do so for the sake of democracy rule of law and the constitution.

In the meeting Federal Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and other senior officials were also present.

They underscored the urgency of addressing the issue of electricity shortage in the country.

The members of ANP delegation mentioned that the completion of Chashma Right Bank Canal and Munda Dam was of immense importance for the agriculture of the province and also to serve as an effective measure to control floods throughout the country.

Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, assured that the Ministry of Finance will allocate sufficient funds to meet the entire demand for the land acquisition of the Kurram Tangi Dam project.

The Secretary Finance apprised the meeting that government of France had offered 12 million Euros for the project as a soft loan.

About the Lawari Tunnel, the meeting was apprised that the work will resume as the Federal Government had already released funds for the purpose.

The ANP delegation members included Senators Mr. Muhammad Zahid Khan, Mr. Afrasiab Khattak, MNAs Mr. Masood Abbas and Ms. Bushra Gohar.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
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