CS briefs Buzdar on Corona, development projects, sanitation

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Staff Reporter

Chief Secretary Punjab Jawad Rafique Malik called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar at CM Office on Saturday.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar issued necessary instructions with regard to administrative matters, controlling price-hiking, implementation on corona SOPs, further improving the solid waste management system and to accelerate the pace on low-cost housing project.

He directed to take necessary steps to deal with price-hiking. He said that the government will not allow the profiteers and hoarders to exploit the people.

He further directed that administrative personals should ensure the availability of essential commodities at fixed prices besides taking indiscriminate action against those who are creating artificial price-hike.

He said that the administration will have to work more efficiently in order to provide relief to the people.

Chief Minister while directing to implement new corona SOPs strictly said that our first and last priority is to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Necessary restrictions in some cities have been imposed keeping in view the increasing number of corona patients.

The government will continue to take necessary steps for safeguarding the lives of the citizens.

The Chief Minister further directed to utilize all-out resources to improve the sanitation situation in cities including Lahore.

A comprehensive plan should be evolved in this regard besides ensuring timely disposal of garbage.

He said that the construction of low-cost housing project is a flagship program of PTI government and all the issues related to this project should be moved forward speedily.