´╗┐Consensus decision will be taken on South Punjab: CM

LAHORE:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that no unilateral but consensus decision will be taken on South Punjab.

Talking to the media after the meeting of the Punjab cabinet first time in history of Pakistan, CM Usman Buzdar said we have come here to resolve problems of the people of Bahawalpur. We will resolve the problems of Bahawalpur here so that the people do not need to travel to Lahore for the resolution of their problems.

He said we want to resolve problems of all cities including Bahawalpur, and we will overcome shortage wherever it is found. The Cholistan University will be set up this year and the decision of the appointment of the vice chancellor will be taken by the search committee. He said the South Punjab Secretariat will be functional from the next financial year. South Punjab will be given mega projects. The work on the burns unit will also start. The committees on the 100-day plan are still active and targets will be achieved.

The chief minister said he went straight to Model Bazar from the Bahawalpur Airport and talked to the victims, and we are resolved to compensate their losses. He said he visited the Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital and reviewed medical arrangements at its emergency.

The matter of the Bahawalpur Cricket Stadium will also be reviewed. He said there is no difference with anybody and everybody is on the same page. Action is being taken against influential mafias during the anti-encroachment and no permission has been given to take action against the poor. Action will be taken against the concerned assistant commissioner on the violation of this policy. Spokesman to CM Dr. Shahbaz Gill, Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan and others were also present.

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