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Govt undertaking institutional reforms to improve all vital sectors: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said being backbone of the state, bureaucracy had a huge responsibility to deliver and come up to the expectations of the nation.

He was addressing participants of 109th National Management Course from National School of Public Policy in Islamabad.

He said government's policy of depoliticization of institutions, meritocracy and transparency offered a great opportunity to bureaucracy to improve its performance and play its due role in translating political vision into reality.    

The Prime Minister underscored the need for better management of available resources and improving service delivery.

Imran Khan said the government is focusing on stabilization measures along with undertaking institutional reforms with an aim to improve vital sectors such as education, health and governance.

He said the local government system being introduced by the present government will help addressing many issues through empowerment of the people's representatives at grassroots level.

To a query about Pakistan's recent initiative to improve Pak-India relations , he said it was unfortunate that the Indian leadership had failed to realize the biggest challenges confronting the region which were poverty alleviation and improving the socioeconomic condition of the people.