Lahore (Web Desk): Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has urged the students to exercise different choices for their future irrespective of the fear of committing wrong choice.
Speaking at a special session with the students of Lahore University of Management Sciences
(LUMS) on Monday evening, the Prime Minster said he always feels energized when he sees young energies, which could shape the destiny of this country.
"It is always with hope when we meet young people in the country or abroad," he said, adding that the youngsters are full of renewed energy and are source of stimulation for the senior people.
"Right decisions are the guarantor of success of life. The time of studentship is precious asset of the life," Kakar asserted.
He said we have a lot of expectations from our youth. He urged the students to be bold as learning and committing mistakes go side by side.
PM Kakar said he waas impressed after having interaction with the faculty members and the university management.
He said that he is pleased that there is a place in Pakistan, which is actually contributing towards creating knowledge.
Responding to the queries of the students, the caretaker the premier said said it is the responsibility of the state to protect the lives and properties of its people.
He clarified that the decision of sending back illegal aliens was taken after due consultations. He said that we are not sending back the refugees but only the illegal aliens.
PM Kakar said said we are encouraging them to go back voluntarily, otherwise, the law will take its course.
To another question, the premier said that our tax to GDP ratio is only ten percent. He said it is important to increase the tax to GDP ratio in order to carry out the development projects.
Replying to a student’s question, he said that the caretaker government was a product of a constitutional order after the former leader of the house and leader of opposition in the previous National Assembly adopted a constitutional procedure and agreed upon his nomination.
He said that the previous parliament had passed a law in which the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was mandated to announce an election date.
“It is the mandate of the ECP and not of the Caretaker Prime Minister to set a date for the general elections,” he said, adding if he was mandated under the constitution, he would have given the same.
The prime minister further said that the caretaker government would assist the ECP with provision of finances and security for the smooth process and assured to fulfill their constitutional duty.
Earlier today, PM Kakar arrived in Lahore on a two-day visit.
Governor Punjab Balighur Rahman, Caretaker Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Naqvi and provincial authorities received the prime minister at the airport.