Opp can’t serve country with hollow slogans: CM

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Lauds calligraphic work of 400 calligraphers at Al-Hamra Art Gallery

Staff Reporter

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Sunday said that in the present circumstances attitude of the opposition is childish and inappropriate.

“Opposition would have to understand that people cannot be served by holding illogic processions and rallies”, the CM declared and added that people have no interest in their rallies.

“By chanting hollow slogans they are not serving the country.”
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was talking to MPAs from different districts who called on the CM at the CM’s Office.

Those who met with CM included Col (r) Ghazanfar Abbas Shah, Bilal Asghar, Mohammad Raza Hussain Bukhari and Sardar Farooq Amanullah Dareshak.

The elected representatives apprised the chief minister of the problems of their respective areas on which Usman Buzdar assured them early resolution of the problems.

Usman Buzdar went on to say that the opposition should keep this in mind that their wrong policies keep the country away from its real destination. He said that the basic problems of the people were intentionally ignored in the previous regimes.

The people were deprived of their basic needs and the former rulers continued to enjoy the status quo in the corridors of power. Those who are creating hurdles in the progress and development of Pakistan are not well-wishers of the country and the nation.

There is no room in new Pakistan for those who have an agenda to safeguard their personal interests, Usman Buzdar added. He said that the opposition has always misled the nation whereas the incumbent government has focused on resolving the basic problems of the people.

The PTI government believes in composite development of all areas and for the first time in the history of Punjab, the PTI government has taken the development to the backward areas. I am personally monitoring the ongoing development projects of backward areas, Usman Buzdar concluded.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar o Sunday went to a calligraphy exhibition at Al-Hamra Art Gallery and saw calligraphy art pieces of 400 calligraphers participating across the country in the calligraphy competition being organized in connection with Ashra Rahmatul Lil-Alameen.

The chief minister took keen interest in the calligraphy masterpieces of Ism-e-Muhammad (SAWW).

As many 450 masterpieces of calligraphy were put on display in the exhibition. Usman Buzdar lauded the different mediums of calligraphy and gave away medals to the position holders of the calligraphy competition including Zubair Akram, Amjad Alvi, Saeed Naz and Habib Ullah, Anwar Zaib from Peshawar, Ammar Iqbal from Multan and Waqas Yahya from Kasur. Secretary Information Raja Jahangir Anwar presented a beautiful art piece of Ism-e-Muhammad (PBUH) to the CM. Usman Buzdar said that the Punjab government is actively working for the promotion of calligraphy art in the province as this art is the heritage of Muslims. Provincial Minister of Culture Khayal Ahmed Castro, Secretary Auqaf, DGPR and a large number of people were also present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has sought a report from Secretary Health and Commissioner Sargodha Division about the incident of death of 4 children in the nursery ward of DHQ Hospital Sargodha.

The Chief Minister directed to hold an inquiry to determine the responsible and to take action against them for this negligence.

He termed the death of children due to shortage of oxygen a sad incident. The Chief Minister extended heartfelt sympathies and condolences with the bereaved families of the deceased children and assured justice to them.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in a fire incident in Muzaffargarh. The Chief Minister has sought a report from the Commissioner DG Khan Division about the incident.

Usman Buzdar further directed to investigate the incident from every aspect to determine the cause of the fire eruption incident. The chief minister extended heartfelt sympathies and condolence with the bereaved family members.

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