Come to Punjab after cleaning Karachi: Shahbaz

Inaugurates Emergency Service Academy

Staff Reporter


Those who promise to bring development in Punjab, should first pick garbage from the streets of Karachi, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif said on Monday, in a jibe at the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) which is trying to make a comeback in the province.
The Chief Minister was speaking here on Monday at a ceremony.
“Even developed areas of Karachi like Clifton are strewn with heaps of garbage,” he said, adding that once issues in Karachi have been resolved, they are welcome to come to Punjab.
“Come to Punjab after you return $60 million to the country,” he said.
The PPP for the past few months has been trying to flex its political muscle in Punjab by holding rallies and visiting estranged voters.
Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated state-of-the-art Emergency Service Academy near Thokar Niaz Baig,. The Chief Minister watched practical training of rescuers in the academy and lauded their high standard of training and professional skills. He announced regularization of the staff of Rescue 1122 and said that their service rules will be formulated by next month. The construction of Emergency Service Academy cost Rs 900m and eight million rupees, the professionals have been trained on modern concurrent terms and this academy will further help in making the emergency facilities at par with international standards.
He said people Emergency Services is a splendid institution as trains disasters.
He said that the cronies of dictator imported costly stone from neighboring country and they have no sympathy to ailing humanity.

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