Southern Punjab Secretariat will be made functional soon: Buzdar
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar reiterated that promotion of backward areas is his top priority, saying that unprecedented steps have been taken by the government to remove the deprivation of Southern Punjab.
During his visit to Rahimyar Khan, Rojhan and Garhi Chakar Mirpur Mathelo on Thursday, he said that steps are being taken for the establishment of Southern Punjab Secretariat and it will be made functional soon.
“The additional chief secretary and additional IG will be posted in Bahawalpur and Multan and the people of Southern Punjab will not have to visit Lahore for the solution of their problems,” he said. “I have visited Balochistan and today I am present in Sindh with a message of brotherhood and unity. We are interlinked with each other and our joys are sorrows are common. I will also go to KPK to promote interprovincial harmony.”
The tribal elders stated that dwellers of Southern Punjab have been granted their rights in the tenure of the incumbent government and Usman Buzdar has got completed tremendous development projects in a short period of two years.
At the first leg of his tour, the CM chaired a meeting at Rahimyar Khan airport where he was briefed by the Bahawalpur commissioner about anti-locust drive and coronavirus situation.
The meeting offered Fateha for father of Javed Iqbal Warraich MNA and son of Aamer Nawaz Chandia. Assembly members from Rahim Yar Khan, SMBR, RPO Bahawalpur, DC and DPO Rahim Yar Khan, DG PDMA and others attended the meeting.
The CM also visited the residence of Sardar Shamsher Ali Mazari in Rojhan Tehsil of Rajanpur district to express condolence over the murder of his brother former MPA Sardar Atif Mazari. He offered ‘Fateha’ for the departed soul. Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Sardar Dost Muhammad Mazari, Advisor Hanif Pitafi, Sardar Ahmed Ali Daresh MPA and notables of the area were also present on this occasion.
Later, the CM visited Garhi Chakar Mirpur Mathelo in Sindh province and condoled with Sardar Rahim Bakhsh Buzdar over the death of his mother at his residence. He offered ‘Fateha’ for the departed soul and also met with the locals of the area.