Maryam Nawaz Unveils Vision for Punjab as CM Nominee of PML-N

News Desk4 months ago

Maryam Nawaz, the chief minister nominee of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for Punjab, has outlined her ambitious plans for the province as she prepares to lead for the next five years.

In a press briefing following PML-N’s parliamentary party meeting on Wednesday, Maryam Nawaz expressed her gratitude for the victory and shared her vision for Punjab, a province with a population exceeding 127 million, constituting more than half of Pakistan’s population.

Historic Nomination

If elected, Maryam Nawaz will make history as the first woman to be elected as a chief minister in Pakistan’s history spanning over seven decades. Acknowledging the significance of this milestone, she dedicated her nomination to the women of Punjab, emphasizing her commitment to serving all segments of society, including daughters, mothers, sisters, and women in reserved seats.

Challenges and Priorities

Identifying key challenges facing Punjab, Maryam Nawaz highlighted the critical areas of healthcare, education, local governance, and infrastructure. She stressed the need for urgent attention to issues such as sewage management, provision of clean water in rural areas, and enhancement of healthcare and education facilities across the province.

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Development Agenda

Maryam Nawaz outlined a comprehensive development agenda aimed at addressing the needs of every constituency in Punjab. Emphasizing the importance of equitable development, she urged newly-elected MPs to prioritize the welfare of their constituents and view each constituency as a district.

Key Initiatives

Among the key initiatives proposed by Maryam Nawaz are:

  • Expansion of the Safe City Project to all cities to ensure public safety.
  • Establishment of model women police stations to enhance the environment for women in police stations.
  • Addressing traffic congestion in Lahore and establishing IT cities across the province.
  • Delivering essential certificates such as marriage, death, and car certificates to people’s homes.
  • Providing interest-free loans to the youth, redesigning health cards, and ensuring access to healthcare in both private and public hospitals.
  • Construction of one hundred thousand houses for the poor and provision of merit-based scholarships to young students for studying abroad.

Commitment to Progress

Maryam Nawaz reiterated her commitment to improving the quality of life for the people of Punjab through inclusive policies focused on healthcare, education, employment, and housing. She emphasized the importance of meritocracy and vowed to work tirelessly to fulfill the aspirations of the people of Punjab.

As Maryam Nawaz prepares to assume the role of chief minister of Punjab, her vision for the province reflects a commitment to inclusive development, social welfare, and economic progress. With a focus on addressing pressing challenges and implementing innovative solutions, she aims to usher in a new era of prosperity and growth for the people of Punjab.

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