Govt taking practical steps for welfare of labourers: CM Buzdar
ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was taking practical steps to improve living and working conditions of labourers.
In his message on the eve of ‘Labour Day’ CM Usman Buzdar said that that his government was committed to provide maximum facilities to the labourers.
According to a statement issued from his office, CM Buzdar said, “Islam has taught about the welfare of the labourers. Islam has highlighted the dignity of the labourers by terming them as the friends of Allah Almighty.”
He further said, “It has also directed to pay the remunerations of the labourers before any delay.” The chief minister said that labourers had rendered unforgettable sacrifices in Chicago on May 01, 1886 and added that the day reminded them about the martyrs of Chicago and their struggle against tyranny and oppression.”
He said, “In new Pakistan, labourers will get their rights because the country belongs to them and labourers will live an honourable life.”
CM Buzdar said that trained human resource was the backbone of trade and industry and government was taking genuine steps for the welfare of the labourers.
He said, “Purpose of celebrating this day is to expedite the efforts of ensuring the dignity of labourers along with the provision of reasonable wages.”
The chief minister said that “This day provides an opportunity to reiterate the commitment of ensuring the rights of the labourers and we should also reiterate the commitment that we will fully support them for achieving genuine rights and the welfare of the labourers.”