Local bodies system being strengthened to activate democratic institutions


Mayor Islamabad calls on Shehbaz Sharif

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that local bodies system is being strengthened for activating democratic institutions at the basic level so that problems of the people could be resolved at their doorstep. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government believes in public service and its aim is progress and prosperity of the country.
He was talking to the newly-elected Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz who met him at Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad today. The Chief Minister said that setting aside political opposition and the conspiracies of hampering development process, the PML-N government, led by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, is speedily implementing energy, education, health, infrastructure and other public welfare projects.
He said that instead of getting involved in confrontation, the government is paying full attention to the projects of national development, economic progress and promotion of investment. Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif further said that a number of mega projects are being implemented in Punjab for public welfare and balanced development of urban and rural areas.
He said that the glorious success of PML-N in local bodies’ elections reflects the confidence of the people. He said that the pivot of all policies and planning of the government is welfare of the common man and solution of his problems. The Chief Minister congratulated Sheikh Anser Aziz on his election as mayor of Islamabad and expressed the hope that he will utilize all his abilities for the development of the federal capital.
Mayor Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz appreciated the efforts for progress and development of Punjab and said that the policies and successful projects of the Chief Minister are a role model for him and under his guidance, a solid strategy will be evolved for making Islamabad the most beautiful capital of the world and provision of exemplary facilities to its citizens.
He also appreciated public-friendly projects like Metro Bus and Orange Line Train. He said that Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project is providing the best transport facilities to the citizens. He also expressed determination to launch more projects on this pattern for provision of modern facilities to the citizens. Chairman Metro Bus Project Muhammad Hanif Abbasi also called on Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and appraised him of the pace of ongoing Institute of Cardiology and other projects.

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