Basharat dispels Fawad’s criticism on Punjab govt


Punjab Minister of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat on Saturday condemned the criticism of Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry on the performance of the Punjab government, saying that it was not based on facts.
In a statement issued to the media in this regard, he said that Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has set a new example of governance through efficiency and simplicity and not only broke the tradition of building additional camp offices but also reduced the expenses of the Chief Minister’s House. Raja Basharat said that half a financial year is left, it is not pertinent to estimate the use of development budget at this stage.
He said that in the most difficult financial situation, the Punjab government has paid attention to the development of every sector in the last sixteen months, especially as per the vision of PTI, it has reduced the rate of corruption by adopting austerity and transparency. The minister said that six new hospitals and university at each district were being set up in deprived areas of Punjab.
“Punjab government is providing shelter, food and treatment to millions of poor and needy people through shelters, Punjab Assembly in its first year made record legislation, while under Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Program, the project of construction of houses for the low-income people in Punjab was being implemented rapidly.”
He said that the chief minister has given the police confidence and independence and today Punjab has become a haven of peace. Raja Basharat said that the Orange Train was going to start regular operations from March 23.