Education promotion key agenda of government: CM


Hosts students of Govt GHSS and Govt CGS Taunsa in Chief Minister’s office

Staff Reporter

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman on Wednesday declared that a university will become functional soon in Taunsa along with the completion of unfinished Fort Munro cadet college project.

“Recruitment rules are being relaxed to overcome shortage of teachers in Taunsa and other backward areas.”

Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar was talking a delegation of students and teachers of Government Girls Higher Secondary School and Government City Girls High School Taunsa who visited Chief Minister’s Office during a study trip to Lahore.

On the occasion, the students were shown documentaries about socio-cultural and government affairs along with a visit to different sections.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar welcomed the students and announced to regularly invite the students of government schools from backward areas to Lahore on study trips along with a visit to Chief Minister’s office.

The students of underdeveloped areas’ government schools will be given preference in this regard, he pledged.

“I am happy to meet with the students who are like my daughters and entertaining them is an honour”, the CM maintained and asked them to work hard to excel in life. The promotion of education is the key agenda of the government, he repeated. Underdeveloped areas’ locals will be given preference, he spoke.

Similarly, the government has started Rahmatul-lil-alameen Scholarships to help underprivileged students to continue their studies, he informed. Meanwhile, facilities like roads and parks were also being improved in Taunsa to enhance the quality of life, concluded the CM.

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said the students of government schools are not less than anybody in intellect and abilities, adding that the standard of government schools is being improved.

The secretary schools, DGPR and others were also present. Meanwhile Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions wrote a new history by sacrificing their lives for a noble purpose while the incident of Karbala reminds the Ummah of the invaluable sacrifices by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.

In a message, the CM said the sacrifices of the martyrs of Karbala are footprint to be followed in by the Muslim Ummah.

Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions did not surrender before the falsehood and sacrificed their lives.

This was not an incident of martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) but a part of the blessed life of Hazarat Muhammad (PBUH), he pointed out and added that the martyrs live in the annals of history but the legacy of the falsehood does not survive.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that every step has been taken to ensure best law and order situation in the province on Youme Ashur and directions have been issued to maintain four-tier security for Muharram processions and gatherings.

He asked the cabinet committee on law and order to continue regular monitoring of the devised security plan and the police and other staff should remain present in their places of duty till the termination of majalis and processions. Best food arrangements should be made for police officials and other duty staff, he said.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, provincial ministers, high officials and others performed the annually ceremony of ghusl of the grave of Hazrat Syed Ali Bin Usman (RA), popularly known as Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA) with rosewater on Wednesday.

Provincial Ministers including Raja Basharat, Saeedul Hassan Shah, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Ajmal Cheema, Sardar Asif Nakai, parliamentary secretary (Auqaf) Taimur Lali, MPA Nazir Chohan, Principal Secretary to CM, secretary Auqaf, commissioner & DC Lahore and devotees attended the ceremony.

The CM laid the floral wreath on the grave and offered Fateha. He prayed for solidarity, prosperity and stability of the country. He also prayed for the freedom of oppressed Kashmiris of Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Meanwhile, CM Usman Buzdar directed the police to apprehend the culprits involved in groping of a woman at Minar-e-Pakistan by identifying them through videos.

He assured that the government will go to every extent to provide justice to the affected woman. “It’s a most regrettable, as well as tragic incident, and the state is responsible to fulfil the requirements of justice, he concluded.


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