Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday declared that the opposition has been fuelling a fire in its own grate and in the prevailing circumstances, its behaviour is contrary to the national interest.
The chief minister said the opposition was relying on protests just to disguise its humiliation as people have rejected their negative agenda.
The opposition has always ignored the national interest whether it was corona, dengue, or any other challenge, he added.
The opposition had always tried to create hindrance in the journey of development but the nation would not forgive the opposition’s cynical approach, concluded the CM.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar visited the Mayo Hospital and enquired after the health of injured police officials who were injured due to torture and firing of protesters of a banned organisation.
The CM met with injured DSP, SHO and other police officials separately and appreciated their determination, courage and passion in the line of duty.
Usman Buzdar directed for provision of best medical care to the injured police officials. He also enquired about the medical facilities and care being provided to them.
The chief minister while talking to the injured police officials said the government appreciates their commitment and resolve in performing their duties and was standing with them. CM said: “You are our heroes and we would not leave you alone.”
Government lauds their commitment in the discharge of their responsibilities and would continue to take care of them and their families, he added.
The injured police officials on this occasion said that their determination has been further strengthened with the arrival of CM Usman Buzdar. Chief Minister also visited the orthopaedic ward and inquired about the health of the patients.
Provincial Minister Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal, SACM Hasaan Khawar, Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, Commissioner Lahore Division, Deputy Commissioner Lahore and other officials were also present.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting to review the provincial law & order situation.
Law Minister Raja Basharat, SACM Hasaan Khawar, chief secretary, ACS (Home), Addl IG (Ops) and Addl IG (Special Branch) attended the meeting.
The CM was briefed about the latest law & order situation in the province and the steps taken for the protection of life & property of the people.
The CM directed to take every step to ensure the protection of life & property of the people and reiterated that anti-state activities will not be tolerated. No one will be allowed to disrupt the routine life, he warned.
Meanwhile, CM Usman Buzdar extended felicitations to the newly-elected Chief Minister of Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo.
CM Buzdar while expressing good wishes, said Balochistan would enter into a new era of development under the leadership of Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo.
CM Usman Buzdar hoped that new Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo would work together with the democratic forces.
The Punjab government would continue to extend cooperation with new CM Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo for the development of Balochistan and both would work together for strengthening the national unity and inter-provincial harmony, he added.