State land worth billions retrieved from grabbers: Basharat

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Staff Reporter

On the directives of Punjab Minister for Law and Cooperatives Raja Basharat, Punjab Cooperatives Liquidation Board has taken major action against land grabbing mafia and recovered 252 kanals of state land worth billions of rupees in Lahore and Murree from illegal occupation.
The provincial minister said that in the recent operation, 200 kanals of valuable land has been recovered on Thokar Niaz Beg which was illegally occupied even before the establishment of the liquidation board. In the second operation, illegal possession of 35 kanals prime land in Mouza Kachha Lahore and in the third operation 17 kanals of land at Cart Road Murree, Rawalpindi district has been retrieved. Raja Basharat said that on the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, operation for the retrieval of cooperatives land from grabbers will be intensified. He warned the illegal occupants to hand over the state land to the government voluntarily or else strict legal action would be taken against them.
Meanwhile, Punjab Minister for Women Development Ashifa Riaz held an open at Fatyana House and listened to public complaints against different different departments. She issued immediate directives to the officers concerned for quick redressal of the complaints.
The minister said that the PTI government is aware of the problems of the people and steps are being taken to provide all possible relief to the individuals. She further said, now the problems of the people are being heard on priority basis in the government offices while on the direction of the Punjab government, regular public meetings are being held at their doorsteps to resolve the problems of the public. Contacts will be further enhanced and suggestions related to the solution of their individual problems and development of Tehsil will be given priority.

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