Buzdar directs to expedite police reforms

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Amraiz Khan

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has reiterated that a policy of zero-tolerance has been adopted against corruption and a public-friendly police system will be introduced by rectifying the existing drawbacks so that the people could repose trust in the system.
He directed to expedite the police reforms and vowed that old police culture will be transformed. The police should gently treat the complainants and no extra-judicial action will be tolerated with regard to the accused confined in police stations.
He said that Punjab police will be synchronized with the needs of the hour and lamented that it was used for political purposes by the previous governments. On the other side, the PTI government is taking every possible step to improve the police system and there is no room for any corrupt in the police.
Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said that solid strategy has been adopted to promote new investment and facilities have been increased for the investors.
He said that business-environment has been much improved and the investors would not succumb to any bureaucratic snafu.
He expressed these views in meeting with Chairman PBIT Sardar Tanvir Ilyas who called on him at 90-SQA and apprised him about the steps being taken for bringing ease in business-culture as well as promotion of investment. Talking on this occasion, he said that no one will be allowed to create hurdles in the process of boosting business activities as it creates new job opportunities.
The economy will be strengthened due to the provision of business- friendly environment to the investors, he added.
Usman Buzdar said that PBIT will have to work according to the latest needs as ample opportunities of investment are available in Punjab.
The PBIT will have to play proactively for the promotion of investment and steps will have to be taken to promote investment in the province. Tanvir Ilyas said that capacity of PBIT has been increased and achievement of targets has been given due attention in order to increase investment.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has extended felicitations to the intermediate exam-toppers and termed them as the bright stars that have brought laurels home with their hard work. The students are the future of the country and I pray for their bright future, he added.

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