14 June | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

Istehkam Party gives hope to people with promises, considers opposition as fellows

Jahangir Tareen assures youth development, agricultural advancement, and industrial progress; Abdul Aleem Khan announces subsidized petrol, Rs 50,000 for laborers as minimum wage, and free electricity for small farmers

Giving hope to people with concrete promises, Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party in a powerful political show in Jahanian tehsil of Khanewal District expressed confidence in the newly-established party’s ability to steer the country out of crises.

Istehkam Party founder Jahangir Khan Tareen said that their party’s approach was based on practical solutions, rather than aggressive politics. “We worked hard for 10 years to turn Pakistan into a ‘Naya Pakistan’ concept but our struggle could not bear fruit, as we were sidelined,” he said.

Jahangir Tareen believes in love, considers opponents, politicians as fellow Pakistanis

“We believe in love, and we do not view opposition political parties and politicians as enemies; they are fellow Pakistanis,” said Jahangir Khan Tareen, a former Federal Minister for Industries and Production. In his address, he expressed his unwavering dedication to the mission of pushing Pakistan towards prosperity.

He stressed that the national development was intricately linked with the growth and progress of the masses. Outlining the core pillars of his party’s manifesto, he highlighted significance of youth development, agricultural advancement, and industrial progress.

He noted that the party’s initial public rally commenced in a small rural town of South Punjab as a testament to their commitment to prioritizing the development of rural areas and agriculture. Earlier, Istehkam Party President Abdul Aleem Khan presented the manifesto of his party.

Abdul Aleem Khan announces plans to allocate three-marla land to homeless citizens besides apartments in slum areas

In his address, he outlined some of the party’s key pledges, including provision of subsidized petrol to the economically-disadvantaged people, a minimum wage of Rs 50,000 for laborers, and free electricity for small farmers. He promised relief for every union council and installation of filtration plants throughout the region.

The Istehkam Party’s manifesto included providing loans to young individuals and offering free training to empower women. Abdul Aleem Khan announced plans to allocate three-marla land to homeless citizens and develop flats and apartments in slum areas. The political show was marked by heartfelt promises aimed at uplifting lives of the underprivileged communities.

A huge number of Istehkam Party workers and supporters from Khanewal and nearby areas participated in the political gathering. On the occasion, Abdul Aleem Khan urged the people to consider whether they wished to give another opportunity to the longstanding incumbent leaders or opt for a new leadership with a genuine vision for the national development.

He called on the participants to reject the leaders who have held power for multiple terms, urging them not to welcome these figures into their homes when they come seeking votes. He assured supporters that the Istehkam Party would remain by their side, even after the elections.

Dr Firdous Ashiq announces ‘respect to the voters’ as slogan of Istehkam Party

The Istehkam Party has announced a series of political rallies, with the next one scheduled to take place in Hafizabad on November 3, followed by events in Narowal on November 9, Layyah on November 12, Kasur on November 17, Gujranwala on November 20, Jhang on November 24, Sahiwal on December 2 and Faisalabad on December 9.

Istehkam Party Central Information Secretary Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan announced that the party would hold worker conventions and public gatherings across the country in preparation for the upcoming general elections. “Under the leadership of Jahangir Khan Tareen and Abdul Aleem Khan, the Istehkam Party has decided to kick-start the countrywide election campaigns.

Some parties promoted the slogan of respect the vote, she said, adding that the Istehkam Party will give slogan of ‘respect to the voters’ – the real stakeholders in the progress, prosperity, and the national development. She said that the Istehkam Party aimed to unite the nation, which was divided along religious and political lines.

Istehkam Party gives hope to people with promises, considers opposition as fellows
Jahangir Tareen assures youth development, agricultural advancement, and industrial progress

Dr Firdous Ashiq said the party’s manifesto revolved around working towards the national progress while seeking the trust and input of the public. She stressed that the nation currently needed political parties focused on delivering services rather than those relying solely on slogans. She said that a strong economy was essential for ensuring the nation’s security.