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PM asks Punjab govt to spare no effort for welfare of common men

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday urged the Punjab government to spare no effort for the welfare of common men. He was talking to the provincial cabinet members in Lahore on Saturday. The prime minister regretted that the welfare of common man was never given due consideration in the past and we have to look after them to lay the foundation of a welfare state on the pattern of the State of Madina. Read More: ‘Pakistan is an Islamic welfare state’: Qureshi responds to Indian COAS Imran Khan stressed for…

PM urges Punjab govt to adopt innovative methods in governance

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday urged the Punjab government to adopt innovative methods in governance. "The provincial government should pay its full attention on bringing about a significant change in the common man's life," he said while chairing a meeting about Prime Minister's Punjab Initiatives in Lahore. The prime minister reviewed implementation of Punjab government's targets in the first 100 days. The meeting discussed various proposals and their implementation for transformation in governance…

Punjab govt announces closure of schools in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE: Punjab government has announced that all the public and private schools in Lahore will remain closed on Thursday keeping in view the current law and order situation. According to a statement released by the Punjab School Education Department, all schools in Lahore, both public and private, will remain closed tomorrow due to possible traffic congestion. Tariq Hameed Bhatti, spokesperson of Punjab Education department, has said that the decision is taken to avoid any untoward incident. Whereas Sindh Education…

Pilot housing project to be launched from Faisalabad: Mehmoodur Rasheed

FAISALABAD: Provincial Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed on Friday said reiterated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s resolve to provide low cost housing to the people of Pakistan. Chairing a high level meeting of Punjab Housing And Town Planning Agency (PHATA) here at the committee room of Housing Department, the minister said that a pilot project in this regard is being started from Faisalabad which will soon be replicated in other cities of Punjab. Mian Mehmood ur…

Pir Sialvi says no ‘deal’ behind agreement with Punjab government

SARGODHA: Spiritual leader Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi on Thursday dispelled the impression of backtracking or making any deal with the Punjab government. Addressing a news conference in Sargodha alongside his son Shahibzada Qasim Sialvi, the spiritual leader said that the Punjab government has deceived them. "Even if a treasure trove was placed in front of us, we will not compromise on our self-esteem," he said. "The Punjab government has only deceived us. We will not fall for their deception again." He said that Punjab…

Punjab govt to soon share breakthrough in Kasur tragedy: minister

LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood on Friday said the Punjab governemnt would soon share a breakthrough with the people in the Kasur tragedy, ARY News reported. "We have arrested some suspects and God willing soon we will share a breakthrough with you," he said while talking to media flanked by Punjab Healthcare Department Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir and Special Assistant to Chief Minister Malik Ahmad Khan in Lahore. He said Zainab was a daughter of all of us and it was our duty to provide her justice.…

Punjab govt sacks policemen who tortured elderly couple in Multan

MULTAN: The Punjab government on Thursday removed policemen from police service who tortured elderly couple in Multan a few days ago. Taking strict action against the policemen, a DSP, sub-inspector and ASI, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has sacked them. "Those involved in heart rendering incident have no right to stay in public service. I am deeply aggrieved over the incident. They should be ashamed of treating poor like this," he said in a meeting with the victims Muhammed Idrees, his wife Naseem Bibi and…

Punjab govt’s measures put two Lahore heritage sites in danger, LHC told

LAHORE: Measures of the Punjab government have put two heritage sites of Lahore in danger, the Lahore High Court (LHC) was apprised on Thursday. Status of Shalamar Gardens is feared to be affected as a world heritage site because of the Orange Line Metro Train project, while the provincial government has started construction of a restaurant in Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort) in violation of the law, the court was informed during the hearing held by Chief Justice LHC Mansoor Ali Shah. Petitioner's counsel Amir Saeed said…

LHC holds Punjab govt responsible in verdict on smog petition

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) bench held Punjab government responsible in its written verdict on a petition seeking implication of measures to control smog in Punjab.  Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah of LHC held Punjab government responsible for inaction against smog that crippled the normal life across the province. The written verdict, which released today, read that the provincial government was fast asleep while the deadly smog causing fatal traffic accidents and other health issues. It says the authorities…

Punjab govt starting ‘motorbike ambulance service’ in nine cities: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government was starting motorbike ambulance service in nine cities of the province in collaboration with the Turkish health ministry. Talking to Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Rajab Akdghan during a meeting in Istanbul, he said new opportunities and avenues had been opened for investment and entrepreneurship due to the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister said, “it is our responsibility to help our…