Staff Reporter Lahore
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has assured that the government will resolve all the genuine issues of the traders and industrialists on priority basis.
He made the assurance while talking to a delegation led by President FPCCI Mian Anjum Nisar and comprising SVP FPCCI Khawaja Shahzeb Akram, former LCCI president Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Nadeem Yasin, Ghulam Ahmad and Tanvir Sheikh which called on him at his office on Tuesday.
Minister Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal, secretaries of industries and environment departments, MD WASA and others were also present in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, CM Usman Buzdar announced to hold meetings with office bearers of all the chambers of commerce and industries across the province.
No unjustified action has been taken against any factory and the matter relating to resolving the issue of water tariff would also be considered on compassionate grounds; he added and asked the industries minister to take immediate steps for resolving fertilizer related issues.
The hoarding of fertilizer would not be tolerated as the government was taking every possible step to ensure the provision of fertilizer at fixed rates; he informed and added that consultation with stakeholders was also in progress to resolve the issues relating to the fertilizer.
The chief minister emphasized that steps have been taken to deal with smog and legal action was being taken against factories causing air pollution.
Similarly, the government had devised a relief package for the business community during corona to continue trade and business activities and the government was fully committed to taking steps to accommodate the traders and industrialists as they were the lynchpin of the economy.
The PTI-led government has taken concrete measures to ensure ease of doing business, concluded the CM.