By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE: Members of the Punjab Assembly belonging to the Gujranwala Division met Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here on Friday and held a detailed discussion on various matters including the solution of public problems and fulfillment of basic necessities of life of the people through best service delivery.
They apprised the Chief Minister about the problems of their constituencies and other issues one by one and the Chief Minister issued on-the-spot instructions for their solution.
Usman Buzdar announced to start visiting every district of the province after the budget session and said that he will visit every nook and corner to personally monitor the state of development schemes.
The assembly members are my companions and their problems will be solved on a priority basis, he added. The respect of the assembly members is my honor and we all have to serve the masses as a collective team.
The post of Chief Ministership is not a position of enjoying but a great responsibility and public service is my mission and core agenda, the Chief Minister added.
He said that genuine priorities were ignored by the past rulers and national resources were wasted on projects for personal projection. Now the time to show off is over and the PTI government has focused on the social sector for ensuring genuine prosperity of the people. The Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar announced to set up the stadium in every tehsil for promoting sports and added that stadiums will be established on priority basis in tehsils where there is no such facility so that the youth could be benefited.
Funds will be issued in consultations with the assembly members for providing clean drinking water and schemes relating to the provision of healthcare and education. Resources will also be arranged for repair and maintenance of roads in Gujranwala division, he added.
He said that mafias engaged in looting the people will not be tolerated as the government has initiated indiscriminate action against the powerful land grabbers and brought them to the net of law.
The Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar announced to set up 115 new arazi centers to solved public complaints and said that these centers will be made functional by December in different areas of the province. These centers will facilitate the people and the establishment of mobile arazi centers will also be arranged.
We have close contact with the people and their problems are solved by treating them as my own. I and my team are answerable to the people of the province, added Usman Buzdar. CCTV cameras will be installed in Sialkot, Mianwali and Rahim Yar Khan and every possible step will be taken for the protection of life and property of the people.
The program aimed at public welfare will be implemented in consultation with the elected representatives.
The Chief Minister reiterated that he will go to every extent to provide necessary facilities to the people adding that every job will be done on merit in Punjab as nepotism, corruption and a culture of recommendations has devastated the institutions in the past. He said that past rulers given importance to their personal interest and national interest was ignored during the past tenure. The personal bank balance was made doubled through corruption while the country became poor gradually.
He said that the crusade of Prime Minister Imran Khan against corruption is the voice of every Pakistani as he has exposed the gigantic idols of corruptions.
The 22 crore people of Pakistan want strict accountability of corrupt elements as the salvation of the country lies in the eradication of corruption and corrupt elements. He said that corruption engulfed every institution during the past tenure and past rulers set records of corruption.
The new Pakistan will be transparent and free from corruption. The destination has been identified and no one will be allowed to hinder the goal of achieving a transformed Pakistan, he added.
The assembly members paid tributes to the services of Chief Minister for the province and said that he is serving the people with dedication and commitment. Your doors are open for the elected representatives. Punjab will progress under your leadership and people will be prosperous, they added.
Provincial Ministers Muhammad Akhlaq, Syed Saeed-ul-Hassan Shah, Bao Muhammad Rizwan, Advisor Aun Ch., Chief Whip in Punjab Assembly Syed Abbas Ali Shah, Chief Secretary, ACS, IG Police, SMBR, secretaries of concerned departments, Commissioner and RPO Gujranwala, DCs and DPOs of Gujranwala, MB Din, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Narowal and Sialkot also attended the meeting.