PM approves Punjab Spatial Strategy

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LAHORE, Feb 3 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday approved the Punjab Spatial Strategy and assured the provincial government of all possible support by the federal government.
He was chairing a meeting over the capacity enhancement of Punjab government’s administration and financial resources, PM Office media wing in a press release said.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister said there was need for restructuring of the administrative infrastructure for the welfare of the people.
The meeting was attended by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for National Health Services Amer Mehmood Kiani , Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM on Political Affairs Naeemul Haq, Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan, Minister for Agriculture Malik Nauman Langrial, Minister for Finance Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, Minister for Housing Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Minister for Irrigation Mohammad Mohsin Leghari, Minister for Industry Mian Mohammad Aslam Iqbal and other senior officials.
The meeting considered proposals for the utilization of technology, investment and use of human resource for achieving the economic growth.
Dr Salman Shan, a renowned economist, gave a detailed briefing.
The meeting also deliberated upon the measures for increasing the skilled manpower and for the growth of agriculture, industry, energy and infrastructure.
During the meeting, emphasis was laid upon the need for variety of products for the agriculture and industrial growth.
A briefing was also given over the plan for the development of 50 cities and 36 districts of Punjab. It was told that at least 15 cities should be declared as economic hubs.
Separately, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar called on the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister also held a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar.