Punjab govt to celebrate I-Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day: Buzdar

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Amraiz Khan

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has decided to celebrate Independence Day as Kashmir Unity Day while August 15 will be observed as the Black Day.
It was decided in a high-level meeting at his office here on Friday in which security and cleanliness arrangements for the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha were reviewed.
The meeting also decided to actively engage line departments for boosting anti-dengue and anti-polio efforts. Price control measures were reviewed as well and it was decided that Roti price will remain the same. Various steps were discussed to make Plant for Pakistan Program a success along with an early solution of various matters pertaining to the establishment of new Arazi centers and acquiring of land
The chief minister directed that best security measures should be arranged on Eid-ul-Azha adding that cabinet committee on law and order should ensure implementation of the devised security plan. The enemy is very mean and wicked; therefore, the line departments should keep a vigilant eye on anti-state elements. He further directed that special teams should be constituted for stopping one-wheeling and asked the police to eradicate aerial firing as well.
Usman Buzdar asked the administration and solid waste management companies to ensure best cleanliness arrangements on Eid-ul-Azha and disclosed that he will not go on leave during Eid days and would visit any city across the province to review the situation there. “I will not tolerate any laxity in cleanliness arrangements and the administration should keenly monitor the cleanliness arrangements.” You have been given the target of cleaning the cities and it is a collective responsibility of all of you to ensure cleanliness, he added.
Citizens complaints with regard to the cleanliness should be disposed of without any delay. He directed that the swings installed in parks should be examined to keep the lives of the citizens safe and secure. Similarly, steps should also be taken by health and livestock departments to save the people from congo-virus.