Islamabad, November 17, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi has said by holding transparent election in the GB, the incumbent government laid the foundation for free and fair polls in the country. Talking to different delegations and journalists in Multan, Qureshi said the voters’ turnout remained excellent despite severe weather conditions and the people of Gilgit Baltistan rejected the politics of both the major opposition parties and exposed their claims of popularity.
He said the COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the country’s economy, however government is striving hard to control inflation, deal with the challenge of poverty and revive economy by adopting effective policies and the positive impacts of those have now started appearing.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the country is heading towards economic stability, with strengthening rupee, and increasing exports and remittances. Shah Mahmood Qureshi urged the people to be careful of the second wave of coronavirus, and follow the SOPs, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
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