LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that the former rulers plundered funds from disadvantaged areas and the unfair distribution of resources in the past caused a sense of deprivation among people in disadvantaged areas. Development is the right of every city and town, he added
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA Raees Nabeel Ahmed and Ghazanfer Ali Khan summoned Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and expressed their full confidence in his leadership. They also inform the chief minister about the problems and needs of the people in their constituency. Usman Buzdar said that disadvantaged areas had been neglected by the previous regime. Development is the right of every city and town, he added. CM said that the former rulers plundered funds in disadvantaged areas and the unfair distribution of resources in the past caused a sense of deprivation among people in disadvantaged areas. However, the PTI government believes in composite development and takes underdeveloped areas in its development journey.
He said that anti-development elements could no longer deceive the public through their fake propaganda. Pakistan is moving forward on the road to progress under Prime Minister Imran Khan. He emphasized that the government will continue to carry out its mission in public service without paying attention to criticism. The respect and respect of public representatives will be ensured and the legitimate work of the elected representatives will not be stopped, he added.
LOCKDOWN: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, to monitor the lockdown situation in the metropolitan city, visited various areas without any protocol on Sunday.
The chief minister expressed satisfaction over the complete implementation of the lockdown and thanked the merchant community for their cooperation, said a leaflet issued here. Usman Buzdar also praised the administrative services, police, TNI and Rangers for ensuring the effective implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to corona. He checked the lockdown situation in Jail Road, Ferozepur Road, Gulberg, Garden Town, Model Town and other areas. He also reviewed sanitation in the city and expressed his dissatisfaction with the poor arrangement.
He rebuked the officials of the Lahore Garbage Management Company (LWMC) and directed them to improve the sanitation order in the city.
The chief minister said that the closures were meant to protect citizens and they had followed SOPs responsibly.
PRESS FREEDOM: The prime minister paid tribute to journalists who sacrificed for press freedom and played a role in creating collective awareness among the public.
In his message on World Press Freedom Day, he said that those who defend the supremacy of truth and truth are the torchbearers of society. He called press freedom a mirror of the collective consciousness of any society. A responsible journalist must not cross religious and social boundaries. A free and responsible media is the best representative and critic of society, he added. The truth cannot be hidden, he said adding that press freedom was linked to a sense of social responsibility. He appreciated the role of journalists in bringing the truth into the center of attention for the public interest. He said the PTI government believed in freedom of expression. The Punjab government strives to promote regional and national journalism. Providing a safe environment for journalists while carrying out their duties is a priority for the government, he added.
ATTENTION: The chief minister has noticed the death of a man due to a lost kite string in Gujranwala and requested a report from the RPO. He ordered to initiate legal action against the perpetrators, said a leaflet issued here on Sunday. Usman Buzdar expressed deep sadness over the incident and expressed his sincere sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family.
CM said ensuring that the ban on kite flying was entirely the responsibility of the police and called the loss of valuable human life a failure and criminal negligence of the police station concerned. He directed the police to ensure the effective implementation of the kite-ban in addition to taking preventive measures to avoid similar incidents in the future.