Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday expressed the resolve that the journey of public service will be accelerated and development schemes will be completed in time to facilitate the masses. “Nobody will be allowed to conspire against the stability of Pakistan”, the chief minister reaffirmed and added that politics of the politically-dud PDM has died a natural death.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar stated after resuming official responsibilities upon recovery from corona and chairing different meetings on Monday. The chief minister held meetings with ministers and high officials. Talking on the occasions, the CM said that nobody is interested in the politics of anarchy as people want solution to their problems. “The PTI government will continue its struggle for developing Pakistan as a modern and prosperous country with renewed vigour and zeal,” Usman Buzdar pledged.
The CM said the journey of genuine development is going on at a brisk pace in South Punjab, adding that a number of mega projects have been started to facilitate the people. He disclosed that more shelter homes and almonries will be established in south Punjab and pointed out south Punjab secretariat has been given administrative as well as financial autonomy to dispose of local issues at the earliest. The CM assured to complete the ongoing schemes and the journey of public services will be moved forward with passion and zeal. The past rulers spent the south Punjab funds in their constituencies and the people were befooled with hollow slogans, he added.
Punjab Senior and Food Minister Abdul Aleem Khan, secretaries of local government and information and culture departments, the Commissioner, the DC Lahore and others officials concerned attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, Punjab Minister for Zakat & Ushr Shaukat Ali Lalika called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and greeted him on recovery from the corona disease. He also apprised the CM about matters pertaining to Zakat & Ushr Department. He said that South Punjab secretariat is helping in resolving public problems at the grassroots.
On the other hand, Punjab Minister for Housing Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and congratulated him on recovery from the corona. He also apprised the CM about the departmental performance. He informed that procedure for issuance of NOCs has been made easy by the development authorities.
On the occasion, the CM said an online platform has been launched after the success of one window system for getting construction sector NOCs. Similarly, e-governance reforms have been introduced to create ease of doing business in the province, he added. The CM expressed the satisfaction that various services including approval of maps, issuance of completion certificates, NOC for change in the use of land and NOC for private societies are issued under one roof. The system has been digitized and a time frame of 30-days for approval of maps and completion certificate has been fixed while NOC for change in land use is given in 45-days, he said. Similarly, a time frame of 60 to 75 days has been fixed for NOC of residential societies, he added.
The construction sector has witnessed phenomenal growth as public service and development are the main agenda of PM Imran Khan, he further said.