CM reviews lockdown in City without protocol

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Assures PPP MPAs of resolution to problems in their constituencies


Amraiz Khan

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar visited Lahore without protocol early Sunday and reviewed the situation of lockdown in the metropolis.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar expressed satisfaction over the lockdown situation in the city.

Usman Buzdar lauded the performance of the administration, police, Army and Rangers in ensuring implementation of the coronavirus SOPs.

He expressed gratitude to the business community for their full cooperation in closing down the markets and bazaars.

Usman Buzdar reviewed the lockdown situation in Jail Road, Ferozepur Road, Gulberg, Garden Town, Model Town and other areas.

See Also: Deaths top 18,000 as Pakistan logs 113 Covid fatalities, 4,414 infections The chief minister also observed the sanitation arrangements and angered over the poor cleanliness measures in the city and showed displeasure over the performance of the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) officials.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has taken notice of the death of a citizen when a stray kite string slit his throat in Baghbanpura Gujranwala and sought a report from RPO Gujranwala. He also directed to initiate legal action against the responsible.

Meanwhile, CM Usman Buzdar on World Press Freedom Day has paid tributes to the services of journalists who rendered sacrifices for the freedom of press and played unprecedented role for creating collective awareness among the people.

He said that those who stood for supremacy of truth and righteousness become the torchbearer of the society.

He termed the freedom of press a mirror of collective consciousness of any society. A responsible journalism should not cross the religious and social limits.

Free and responsible media is the best representative, informer and critic of the society. Truth cannot be hidden adding that freedom of press is linked with sense of social responsibility.

He appreciated the role of those journalists who bring the truth in the limelight for the interest of the people.

On the other hand, PPP’s MPAs Raees Nabeel Ahmed and Ghazanfer Ali Khan from PP-265 and 255 respectively called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and expressed their complete confidence in his leadership.

They also apprised the Chief Minister about the problems and the needs of the people of their constituencies.

Usman Buzdar said that remote and backward areas were intentionally neglected during the previous regime as development and progress is the right of every city and town.

He said that former rulers deliberately plundered the funds of backward areas and this unjustified distribution of resources in the past substantially increase the deprivations of backward areas.

The incumbent government believes in composite development and taking the backward areas along in its journey of development and progress.

Anti-development elements cannot befool the people any more through their false propaganda.

Pakistan is moving ahead on the road to progress under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He asserted that the government will continue its mission of public service without caring about the criticism.

The honour and the respect of public representatives will be ensured. Genuine and legitimate work of elected representatives will not be stopped, he added.