Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday paid a surprise visit to different localities of the federal capital without any protocol The premier himself drove the car and inspected the business activities, implementation of Covid-19 SOPs as well as the development works.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI drove himself to public places in Islamabad without any security and protocol.— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) May 2, 2021
The PM visited G-11 Markaz and talked to vendors. He instructed them to adhere to SoPs.
The PM also visited Sewerage Plant I-9 and Korang Cricket Ground. pic.twitter.com/zKUmKmaPt8
In G-11 Markaz, he visited the modular carts placed under Ehsaas Programme’s Rerhi Baan initiative. He asked the cart owners about the status of their business. Wearing a mask, the premier advised a boy at a cart to use one as part of the government’s efforts to implement the coronavirus precautions amidst third wave of the pandemic.
“Get a mask for your little brother too,” PM Imran told a young boy who like others was pleasantly surprised to find him in their midst. While frying samosas for Iftar shoppers, a cart owner thanked the premier for providing them a business point to help them earn livelihood for their families. “We are grateful to you that you thought about us” he said.
وزیراعظم عمران خان نے آج بغیر سرکاری پروٹوکول کے اسلام آباد کے مختلف علاقوں کا دورہ کیا۔۔— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) May 2, 2021
وزیراعظم عمران خان نے ریڑھی بانوں سے حال دریافت کیا اور کورونا کے دوران ان کے کاروبار کے حوالے سے استفسار کیا۔ pic.twitter.com/jf3O2h86Zo
The prime minister also visited different fruit stalls and other places in the market. Senator Faisal Javed and CDA Chairman Amer Ahmed Ali also accompanied him. In a tweet, Senator Khan said PM Imran while driving today had “stopped at every signal” and waited for the traffic light to turn green.
“Others should put an end to VIP culture in the same manner,” he said, adding that the prime minister did not have any protocol with him. The premier visited Sewage Treatment Plant at sector I-9 and under construction Korang Cricket Ground where he was briefed by the CDA chairman about the projects. He also inspected the stone lining of storm water drains.
WITH INPUT FROM AP