CM pledges relief to masses through uplift projects


Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has remarked that work on various mega projects is ongoing to provide facilitation to the citizens of Lahore.
In a statement issued on Sunday, he disclosed that we have started such projects which would provide them relief in the real sense. He highlighted that neither our government did oral calculations nor launched artificial or exhibitory projects. Usman Buzdar informed that we would construct state-of-the-art hospital near Punjab University and added that latest treatment facilities would be provided to the Lahorites.
He apprised that 600-bed state-of-the-art mother & child healthcare centre is under completion in Ganga Ram Hospital. He maintained that we would complete Firdous Market Underpass Project in a record period of time to reduce volume of traffic in Lahore.
He intimated that in order to conserve rainwater, the biggest underground water storage of the country is being constructed. He emphasized that the stored rainwater can be utilized for irrigation and other purposes. CM highlighted that water drainage problems would be resolved with the construction of a drain from the Haji Camp to River Ravi.
He remarked that he himself monitors progress on the ongoing development projects in the provincial cities including Lahore. He regretted that development in the past was done on papers only and added that PTI government on the contrary believes in undertaking practical steps. He stated that now development is also seen on the ground and vowed that PTI government is pursuing on its vision to ensure progress of the people.
CM highlighted that development projects have been initiated in the backward areas and in the big cities after ascertaining public needs. He stressed that backward districts of South Punjab are being given equal importance in the journey of progress. He outlined that Punjab government has started work on various special economic zones in the last two years.
He disclosed that Punjab government is soon going to initiate work on special economic zone in Bahawalpur. Usman Buzdar highlighted that we are making mother & child cardiology hospital and general hospital in South Punjab. CM pledged that no city, area or village of Punjab will remain deprived of the fruits of progress.
CM ORDERS CRACKDOWN AGAINST PROFITEERS AND HOARDERS: The CM has directed that every administrative step must be taken to bring stability in the prices of essential items including flour and sugar. He directed that stern legal action should be initiated against those involved in hiking the prices of essential commodities on their own.
Usman Buzdar directed that indiscriminate action should be launched against the profiteers and hoarders. He emphasized that instead of making mere paperwork, practical action should be undertaken and a report be submitted to the CM Office. CM directed that administrative officers and price control magistrates should visit field to monitor the prices and ensure selling of essential edibles according to the fixed rate list issued by the government.
He vowed that we would not let the masses remain at the mercy of artificial price-hikers. He directed that cases should be registered against the hoarders according to the law and their stocks should be confiscated. CM asserted that profiteers and hoarders do not deserve any leniency.
CM underscored that we would have to work in a proactive and in an effective manner in order to provide relief to the masses. He stressed that positive results should be displayed by showing performance and outlined that safeguarding interests of the people of the province is most dear to him.

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