Nawaz directs elected representatives to serve masses
LAHORE, Pakistan: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday directed elected representatives to pay maximum attention for solution of problems faced by the people of
their respective areas, reports state run news agency APP.
“Every effort should be made for provision of education and health facilities, potable water, infrastructure development and solution of other basic issues,” he added.
Presiding over a high level meeting at Model Town here, the Prime Minister said, Pakistan Muslim League-N government was working round the clock for the welfare of the masses. He
said, national resources were a trust of the nation and every penny of public money was being spent only on the progress and prosperity of the people. He said, funds were being provided on priority basis for the provision of basic amenities to the citizens.
He said, a number of programmes were being implemented expeditiously in Punjab as well as the whole country for facilitating the people. Besides, he said, through completion of mega
projects with transparency and speed, the government was also trying to resolve the basic problems of the people.
The prime minister said the PML-N government was utilizing national resources with honesty and transparency on the uplift and betterment of the people. He said, some elements tried
to stop implementation of Kissan Package but they were rejected by the politically sane people in local bodies elections.
He said, “The government attaches high significance to the welfare of the farming community and is providing relief to the cultivators through the historic Kissan Package.”
Nawaz Sharif said that relief work for the flood affected people was started without wasting any time and he was personally supervising the process of provision of assistance
to the calamity-hit people.
He said, Greater Iqbal Project was of historic importance and this element should be highlighted in the construction work while due attention should also be paid to the provision
of maximum recreational facilities to the citizens.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said, people had expressed their complete confidence in the PML-N leadership in the first and second phase of
local bodies elections.
He said results of LB polls had authenticated the results of general election of 2013, adding
that the journey of progress and prosperity of the masses would continue under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and greater efforts would be made for solution of public problems.
He said, the Punjab government was implementing a balanced policy for the development of urban and rural areas. He said, Kissan Package was being speedily implemented under the leadership of Prime Minister and provision of relief to the cultivators had been ensured.
He said, in the first phase of Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme, construction and rehabilitation work of more than 2000 km long roads had been completed and now in the second phase of this project, work was in progress expeditiously at a cost of billions of rupees.
Shehbaz Sharif said, the project of supply of potable water to the rural population had been started from South Punjab and would be completed by the end of 2017.
He said, the government would come up to confidence expressed by the masses in Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N at any cost.
Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Parliamentary Secretary on Health Khawaja Imran Nazir, Chief Secretary Khizar Hayat Gondal, Secretary Local Government, Secretary Communication & Works, Secretary Housing, Commissioner Lahore Division, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board and officers concerned attended the meeting.