Professionals will have to be brought forward for good governance: CM

By: INP      Published: 10:25 PM, 19 May, 2020
Professionals will have to be brought forward for good governance: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar emphasised that professionals will have to be brought forward to ensure good governance and the party recommendations will be welcomed for public service.

Talking to Chief Organiser of PTI Saifullah Khan Niazi and other leaders who called on him at his office here on Tuesday, Usman Buzdar reiterated the government wants to solve the problems of the people at their doorsteps and party workers should support the government in this regard. He made it clear that the menace of political nepotism has come to an end and only professionals will be accommodated in boards and committees.

He disclosed that reconstitution of Punjab Educational Foundation's board is being reviewed and a foolproof mechanism of students' monitoring will also be devised in Punjab Educational Foundation.

The chief minister stated that Insaf Imdad Programme will be got rechecked by providing lists to the elected representatives in Punjab and informed that around three crore needy people will be benefited through this programme.

Separately, the CM was told in the briefing that honorary secretary good governance have been deputed in districts and tehsils to ensure good governance and prices of utility stores and local markets will be got monitored through sincere workers. The CM assured to consider the proposals of senior party leaders.

Senior Vice President Arshad Daad, Deputy Secretary-General Umer Farooq, Provincial Secretary for Good Governance Ijaz Minhas, head of CM's complaint cell Zubair Niazi and others were also present.

Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid said around one billion and 80 crore rupees have been spent on corona control and added that most of the patients admitted in the field hospital at Expo Centre have gone back to their homes after recovery. The death rate in Punjab is less than other provinces, she added.

Schools Education Minister Dr Murad Raas stated that investigations of more than two lac and 90 thousand bogus students are in progress in Punjab Education Foundation. Those involved in corruption and bungling in Punjab Education Foundation will not escape from the grip of the law, he added.