Local bodies system to be finalized within 48 hours: Imran Khan

23 Sep, 2018 6:40 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that local bodies system will be finalized within 48 hours.

Chairing a Punjab cabinet meeting in Lahore on Sunday, has asked members of Punjab cabinet to propose out of the box solution of problems. He said the ministers should work seven days a week as there is no off-day for them.

The prime minister said a complaint cell should be set up at Chief Minister’s Office to address grievances of people. He said District Zakat Committees should be made effective and transparency in distribution of Zakat and funds from Baitul Maal be ensured.

Imran Khan said local bodies system will be finalized within forty-eight hours. He said real change will take place when people are empowered by devolving powers at grassroots level.

The Prime Minister directed all the ministers to review their departments and update people about current situation. He said the public should be informed of the loans acquired by the previous governments.

Imran Khan said we have to expose the corruption committed in the past and all the mega projects will be audited. He said every fact of the past 10-year governance will be made public.

The PM said a joint investigation team should be constituted to probe all the incidents of fire in government buildings to bring about facts. The Prime Minister said PTI government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa focused on public welfare during the last five years, which resulted in re-election of PTI in the province.

He said PTI has set a tradition of non-interference in government institutions by politicians. He said no political interference in education, health and police yielded positive results. Imran Khan said we focused on human development and gave a new thinking to people.

Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed on progress of the 100-day plan and the proposed local bodies system. Imran Khan arrived in Lahore on Sunday.

Earlier today, the prime minister met Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, and Local Government Minister Aleem Khan and discussed different issues related to the province. The local government minister apprised the PM of the priority agendas of all departments for the 100-day plan.

The PM will also meet PTI leaders and head of National Commission on Police Reform Nasir Khan Durrani. Nasir will inform his progress about the police reform. Mainwhile, PM Khan along with his political team will review preparations for the upcoming by-polls.



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