PPPP announces its election manifesto promising to increase minimum wage to Rs 18‚000 by 2018

The manifesto pledges creation of a new province in South Punjab through necessary constitutional measures.
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Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians has announced its election manifesto promising to increase minimum wage to 18‚000 rupees per month by 2018 and enhancing cash monthly grant under Benazir Income Support Programme from 1000 to 2000 rupees.
Its details were released by its President Makhdoom Amin Fahim at a joint news conference with former Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani‚ Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira‚ Minister for Defence Naveed Qamar and Minister of State for Information Syed Sumsam Bukhari in Islamabad on Thursday evening.
The manifesto pledges creation of a new province in South Punjab through necessary constitutional measures.
Under the new NFC Award‚ Sindh will get special grant for Karachi for being mega port and economic city of the country.
It pledges to ensure that basic needs of the economically and socially disadvantaged people are met.
A mother and child care programme would be launched aimed at ensuring healthcare for them through vouchers and cash transfers.
The manifesto commits to eradicate polio by 2018 and taking its coverage to 100 percent. Enhanced security cover would be provided to health workers.
As per Constitutional requirements‚ the manifesto promises universal primary enrolment by 2018 and 10‚000 higher education and technical vocation scholarships for FATA and Balochistan.
Labour representatives will get 4 seats in National Assembly and 2 seats in each Provincial Assembly through legislation.
There will be renewed focus on housing and the poor will be given priority for low cost housing schemes to be launched through public-private partnership.
The PPPP manifesto also pledges empowerment of all citizens especially women‚ minorities and dispossessed.
National Commission on Minorities will be given statutory status and religious properties would be given protection.
Right to Information has already been made fundamental right and its implementation will be guaranteed.
The party proposes to launch a youth employment initiative called ‘Peoples Employment Programme’.
Farmers will be supported by charging flat rate for electricity for tube wells and providing cheaper inputs.
Special Economic Zones would be established to promote industrialization and create job opportunities.
Tax net would be increased and tax-to-GDP ratio would be increased to 15% by 2018.
The manifesto also pledges addition of 12‚000 MW of cheaper electricity by way of hydel‚ coal‚ gas and renewable energy by the end of next term of the Government.
Source: Radio Pakistan

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