PM announces Rs 250 million for farmers

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LODHRAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced multiple development projects and a grant of Rs250 million, first time in the history of Pakistan, Aaj News reported.

While addressing a ceremony of distribution of cheques worth Rs85 billion under PM Kisan Package, the premier said that a university and a campus of agriculture university will be established in Lodhran while two degree colleges will also start working in the surrounding areas.

On the occasion the prime minister also criticized PTI for moving ECP which resulted in partial ban on Kisan Package.

He said that Pakistan will be a prosperous country by the end of 2017 and  the electricity of load-shedding will end in 2018.

He also talked about the restoration of peace in Pakistan. By the end of our tenure Pakistan will be much better country, he added.