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President House opens door to public

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The doors of President House in Islamabad have been opened for general public today (Saturday). The house will remain open for general public from 9 am to 4 pm. Visitors can enter the Aiwan-e-Sadarby showing their National Identity Card at the entrance.

The entry to the Presidency is allowed from the National Assembly Gate. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government had announced to open key state buildings for public use soon after coming into power.

A country where, as per reports, 20 million people are considered homeless, ‘claims of serving people’ lose the respect. Last year Senator Sherry Rehman mentioned that Governor house Murree was needlessly refurbished for Rs 600 million.

Governor House Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Governor House in Murree, and Sindh Governor House have already been opened in September after the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood had earlier announced that the art galleries and museums were being established in the Governor Houses and Governor House in Nathigali would be transformed into a hotel. Around 4,000 citizens visited the Governor House Lahore on the first day of its opening for the general public in September.

Punjab government ministers Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan and Mian Aslam Iqbal welcomed the families while other Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) MNAs and MPAs were also present.

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Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said,” The people are the real owner of such buildings and the initiative taken on the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan is to show public the lavish lifestyle, previous rulers enjoyed while residing there”.

A country where, as per reports, 20 million people are considered homeless, ‘claims of serving people’ lose the respect. Last year Senator Sherry Rehman mentioned that Governor house Murree was needlessly refurbished for Rs 600 million.

Previous governments did enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. PM Khan’s austerity drive has faced a lot of criticism but it is not ‘how much’ selling cows and cars save, it is more about the gesture that government understand the pain of underprivileged people and will not waste on unnecessary treats. The opening of state buildings for the general public is part of the same policy.


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