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Gilani for policy intervention to address security, economic woes

By Our Correspondent
April 24, 2024
Senate Chairman Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani addressing the 7th edition of the leaders in Islamabad Business Summit in Islamabad on April 23, 2024. —  Facebook/YRGillani
Senate Chairman Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani addressing the 7th edition of the leaders in Islamabad Business Summit in Islamabad on April 23, 2024. —  Facebook/YRGillani

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Tuesday called for concerted efforts and policy interventions to address the pressing challenges like security concerns, economic instability, environmental and social welfare issues.

Addressing an event in the capital, the Senate chairman referred to the resurgence of terrorism and emphasized the importance of regional stability.

He underlined the need for global attention to end conflicts, posing threats to national security.

On the economic front, he pointed out there is a need for a shift in policy paradigms to stimulate economic revival and growth, emphasizing collaboration between the government and business leaders.

Deliberating on environmental challenges, Gilani advocated for sustainable practices and public awareness to mitigate climate change impacts.

He highlighted the significance of social welfare programs such as Benazir Income Support Program and stressed the need for efficient resource utilization in social safety-net initiatives.

He emphasized the urgency of addressing population growth to ensure social stability and well-being. He called for prioritizing population welfare and promoting family planning initiatives.

Meanwhile, Deputy Chairman Senate Syedal Khan Nasir said that the PMLN sent a very positive message to the opposition by nominating Senator Irfan Siddiqui as the leader of the PMLN Parliamentary Party.