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LAHORE, Dec 31 (APP):Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar
said on Monday the PTI government was entering the new year with
a renewed pledge to curb the menace of corruption, nepotism and
injustice from the country.
Addressing delegations from different walks of life at the Governor’s House on the eve of new year here Monday, he said the process of accountability would be ensured with complete transparency while mass contact campaign would be reinvigorated.The Governor said it was the time to spend people’s money
on them, adding that far-flung and backward areas of the province
would be given same facilities as that of big cities like Lahore.
He said, Prime Minister Imran Khan had already announced that his government’s manifesto revolves around service to the masses and close contact with the people.
He said the country had set out in the right direction under
the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, adding that
the country was making progress.
Ch Sarwar said the government was working to restore economy
and put it back on the right track through comprehensive economic strategies, adding that decades-long problems could not be resolved within few months.
He said the government was devising business friendly economic
policies for local and foreign investors, adding that One Windows
System had been initiated for the foreign investors.
The Punjab Governor said that more and more foreign investors
were coming to Pakistan due to pragmatic economic policies of the
PTI government, adding that the government believed in transfer
of power to the grassroots level and that was why it was decided
to introduce changes in the Local Government (LG) system in Punjab.
He said people from all walks of life must play their role in order
to ensure economic and industrial progress in the country as was
the vision of the government.
Later, Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar chaired a meeting
on renovation of Bibi Pakdaman Shrine at the governor’s House.
He directed the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) officials
and the Project Director of the shrine’s renovation work to
complete all works by June 30, 2019 and no delay would be tolerated
in this regard.