Lahore:Provincial Minister for Law, Rana Sanaullah has said that before criticizing the welfare projects of Punjab government, Raja Riaz should also look into the performance of federal government which is interested only in corruption and plunder. He said that people of Pakistan are facing worst loadshedding, price-hike and unemployment due to inefficiency, mismanagement and loot of federal government.
Commenting on the statement of Raja Riaz, Rana Sanaullah said that it does not suit them who have pushed the country to the verge of disaster to talk of welfare of the people. He said that the corrupt rulers of the federation have given nothing except hunger, poverty, price-hike and loadshedding to the masses. He said that Raja Riaz should know that contrary to the federal government, the budget of Punjab has been prepared with the consultation of the members of Punjab Assembly. He said that the Chief Minister held separate meetings with the elected representatives of all divisions of the province and consulted them regarding budgetary proposals. He said those opposing laptop scheme should remember that following Punjab government, KPK government has also decided to launch this scheme and allocated funds for this purpose in the budget. He further said that record development funds have been allocated in the budget for all areas of the province including South Punjab and developmental activities are continuing in different parts of the province without discrimination. He said that Rs.84 billion would be spent on the provision of medical facilities in the province during current fiscal year while a sum of Rs.6.5 billion has been allocated for Punjab Education Foundation.