Chief Minister Punjab chairs meeting about Matters Pertaining to Local Governments

Lahore, September 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting here on Thursday in which matters pertaining to local governments were reviewed. Secretary local government gave a briefing to the participants. The meeting deliberated upon starting development schemes though Punjab municipal services programme at the grassroots. The meeting also gave in-principle approval to the utilization of funds under Punjab municipal services programme.

The CM directed to devise a comprehensive mechanism for transparent and judicious distribution of funds adding that correct utilization of funds should be ensured for local governments. The utilization of funds will expedite development journey and public problems will be solved at their doorsteps, he said.

The CM disclosed that a comprehensive strategy has been devised for the solution of different problems including sewerage, sanitation and provision of potable water as the second phase of green and clean Punjab programme will be started from next month. Provincial Ministers Abdul Aleem Khan, Raja Basharat, Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Murad Raas, Hashim Jawan Bakht, Yasir Humayun, Chief Secretary, ACS (U), Chairman P and D, Secretary Good Governance Committee Ejaz Hussain Minhas and others attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86
Website: www.punjab.gov.pk