Saturday, February 4

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17 more Covid patients die in Punjab

LAHORE:SACM Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said in a statement on Saturday that PDM is aggrieved over the flop show on resignations and the long march. "Now everyone in the PDM is playing their own trumpet. There is a rift between the princess, prince and Maulana," she said and added 'this gang of hypocrites will never resign'. She remarked: "Thieves and looters cannot take out long march." She said these people will contest by-elections and participate in Senate elections as well. She said that people were enjoying the jokes of political clowns. PDM elements should be ashamed of themselves. The negative politics of those who scored political points on corona have come to its logical end. She said that 535 new corona cases have been reported during the last 24 hours in Punjab which took th...

New era of real change in Punjab begins, said CM Buzdar

LAHORE:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that a new era of real change in Punjab has been started. "First-time projects have been designed according to the needs of people with the consultation of public representatives. Backward areas are being turned into developed ones. New universities and hospitals are being set up in far-flung areas. Every city will be given a separate development package," he said in a statement issued on Saturday. He said that personal like and dislike affected the development projects in past and resources were wasted by ignoring the public priorities. "The incumbent government has focused on the unison development of every area. Everyone is being taken on board for sustainable development and prosperity of the people," he concluded.

Buzdar lays foundation stone of Sheikhupura-Gujranwala dual carriageway

LAHORE:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has laid the foundation stone of Sheikhupura to Gujranwala dual carriageway road project in a ceremony held at Chief Minister Office Saturday. Senor Provincial Minister Abdul Aleem Khan, Provincial Minister for Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal and other concerned authorities were present on the occasion. Buzdar said that 43-Kilometer long Sheikhupura to Gujranwala dual carriageway road project will cost Rs5.70 billion. He further maintained that the project will be completed under the public-private partnership. Thousands of vehicles will be benefited from better transportation facility with the completion of this project on daily basis. He said this project will made possible easy and speedy access to motorway M-2 and Sheikhupura from G...

Govt equally shares grief of Mach incident victims: Buzdar

LAHORE:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the government equally shares the grief of the bereaved heiress of Mach Tragedy. All our sympathies are with them and the government as well as the whole nation is standing beside Hazara community in their time of trial, he said in a statement on Saturday. He strongly condemned and expressed deep sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in Mach Tragedy. He said that the people of Hazara community love Pakistan. He regretted that some elements tried to do political point scoring on this tragedy. This is the time to share the grief and miseries of Hazara community instead of scoring political point, Usman Buzdar added. Condolence Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed deep sense of sorrow a...

People have totally rejected opposition’s negative politics: CM Buzdar

LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the people have totally rejected the opposition's negative politics of rallies and public gatherings. According to a handout issued on Saturday, the opposition will never tender resignations from the assemblies as the PDM is divided on this issue. The opposition is insulting democratic values by not giving respect to the people's mandate. Usman Buzdar said that those corrupt elements who are levelling allegations should first look into their conscience. The rejected elements are doing criticism for the sake of criticism just to gain political millage. The government has taken practical measures for the welfare and betterment of the people. Pakistan has got an honest and sincere leader like Prime Minister Imran Khan. Gover...

FIRs against high-value tax payers termed a concern

LAHORE:Carpet Training Institute (CTI) Chairperson and former President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Pervez Hanif has expressed grave concerns over the registration FIRs against high value taxpayers just to harass them and termed it a dangerous trend as it would discourage new investment and affect the growth of trade and industrial activities.   Talking to a delegation who called him on his office here today, Pervez Hanif said those who are not present in the current tax net are lucky people as people believe that those who submit their tax returns are being treated as criminals. He said only a slightly more than two million people out of 208 millions submitted their tax returns. He said the government should direct the officials of FBR to track new tax pay...