ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has said that he stands firm on his statement regarding a forthcoming “burst of jobs” in the country.

During his appearance on Geo News show ‘Jirga’, the minister said his statement was not a slip of tongue, nor did he exaggerate things.

“28,000 jobs alone would be there in my ministry within a year,” he claimed, saying that everything would come to the fore within a period of 10-35 days.

He said the country was going to find gas reserves, whereas vehicles and soft drink manufacturing plants were being established.

Vawda said several airlines were going to start their service in Pakistan, reiterating that there would “jobs and jobs” in the country.

Watch complete episode of the programme ‘Jirga’ at 10:05pm on Saturday.