Lahore, August 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar today visited the shrine of Hazrat Baba Fareed-ud-Din Masood Gunj Shaker in Pakpattan. The Chief Minister laid a flower wreath and prayed for the development and solidarity of the Pakistan and prosperity of the people. Usman Buzdar especially prayed for the freedom of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister visited the control room set up in the premises of shrine and personally monitored different places on digital wall. Usman Buzdar said that tolerance, patience and promotion of brotherhood are the hallmark of teaching of Sufi Saints.
He said that our religion Islam was spread in sub-continent through saints and religious leaders. Saints carried forward the immortal message of Islam. He expressed indignation over heap of garbage at Dhakki in Pakpattan and directed Deputy Commissioner Pakpattan for improving the cleanliness condition of the city. After the visit of shrine the Chief Minister had informal talked with the journalists. He said that journalistic problems will be given patient hearing. Sehat Insaaf Cards will be given to the journalists. Their problems were redressed by the PTI government in past and will also be resolved in future as well.
He said today a project of setting up of Baba Fareed University Pakpattan has been announced. He said that government is committed to set up universities in every district of the province. Earlier, assembly members and ticket holders of PTI called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and the Chief Minister was given detailed briefings about Muharram-ul-Harram arrangement in Pakpattan district. A meeting was also held under the chair of Punjab Chief Minister to review the progress on ongoing development projects.
The Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar announced the project of Baba Fared University in Pakpattan and said that affairs of this project will be dealt with on priority basis. He said that dream of setting up of university in every district will be materialized. Usman Buzdar announced to restore 46 crore rupees of Local Bodies for Pakpattan on emergent basis and said that these funds would be utilized for providing best civic amenities to the citizens of Pakpattan. Project of gymnasium in Pakpattan will be completed. He said that the work on restoring water supply scheme in Malka Hanis will also be started soon. Construction works of Pakpattan Grain market will be completed.
Under completion projects of Pakpattan will be completed on priority basis. New shelter homes and almonries will be established in Pakpattan. He said that there is no room for negligence in foolproof security arrangements during Muharram-ul-Harram. Violation of code of conduct will not be tolerated. Strict action will be taken against those who will spread religious hatred on social media. He said that complete observance on corona SOPs will be ensured in Majalis and congregations. He said that foolproof security arrangements have been made on the Urs of Baba Fareed Gunj Shaker.
Chief Minister directed deputy commissioner Pakpattan to take necessary step to provide treatment facilities to differently able family of Pakpattan. He said that Punjab government will bear all expenditures in this regard. He said that genuine work of assembly member will not stopped. Neither I have done anything illegal nor will allow anyone to do so, CM asserted. The Chief Minister while announcing the upgradation of DHQ hospital Pakpattan said that emergency block, gynae ward and trauma centre will be established in the hospital.
He said that Arifwala Bypass and Burewala to Sahiwal Road would be constructed on priority basis. Usman Buzdar directed to identify the land for Baba Fareed Park at the earliest. Members provincial assembly Mian Farrukh Mumtaz Manika, Ahmad Shah Khagha, Sajida Naveed, Ticket Holders Pir Muhammad Shah Khagha, Commissioner Sahiwal Division, RPO Sahiwal, Deputy Commissioner DPO Pakpattan and concerned officials were present on this occasion.
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