Punjab CM Buzdar forms committee under Aleem Khan to enhance resources
June 10, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting of the resource mobilization committee at his office to review different proposals for enhancing the provincial resources. The CM constituted a committee under Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan to submit a comprehensive plan for enhancing the provincial resources. Addressing the meeting, the CM maintained that the province is going through unusual circumstances due to coronavirus pandemic. “The government will not burden the poor segments of the society as protection of the interests of the underprivileged is the pivot of our policies,” he emphasised. He assured that welfare of the poor strata will be fully taken care of in the upcoming budget. The chief minister directed to take innovative steps for increasing the provincial resources and steps should be proposed while keeping in view the difficulties and needs of the common man. He asked the line departments to devise a comprehensive strategy for achieving their targets and every effort should be made to provide relief to the masses. “Punjab is full of resources and there is a need to strengthen the economy by utilizing them. Attention should be paid to new steps to increase the financial resources of the province,” he said, adding that revival of economic activities will help generate new employment opportunities. Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan, Provincial Ministers Mian Mahmoodul Rasheed, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Mohsin Leghari, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed, Advisor Dr Salman Shah, Chief Secretary and secretaries of the concerned departments attended the meeting. Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht participated through video link.