Chief Minister Punjab cancels meetings to inspects Rainwater Disposal

Lahore, September 05, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar cancelled his routine meetings on Friday to inspect the situation resulting due to heavy rain and visited different parts of Lahore city without any protocol. He also inspected an underground water storage facility at Lawrence Road and directed that water disposal should be completed at the earliest. He expressed the satisfaction that rainwater is being stored in an underground water storage facility and announced that more underground water storage facilities will be developed in Lahore to solve the water disposal issue permanently.

He also directed to utilize all available resources and asked the admin, as well as the WASA staff, to personally monitor the disposal of water. The administrative officers and WASA officials should remain in the field until the completion of job and traffic police should actively work for the smooth flow of traffic on city roads. I belong to the people and administration has been activated for early solution of difficulties of the people, he said.

Different teams are busy in the disposal of water in every area and the whole process is monitored as well. I have felt the difficulty faced by the citizens due to heavy rains, he said. Our joys and sorrows are common and I am standing with the citizens, he maintained. The disposal of water should be ensured at the earliest and citizens’ difficulty should be resolved without any delay, the CM further added.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

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