Roadmap Prepared To Improve Cleanliness In Big Cities: CM

Lahore, February 24, 2017 (PPI-OT):The maiden meeting to review the Solid Waste Management Roadmap held under Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here today. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said the Solid Waste Management Roadmap has been made to improve cleanliness system in the big cities and progress on this roadmap will also be reviewed like roadmap on health, education and potable water.

He said that cleanliness system will be improved at any cost in seven big cities by June 2017 and capacity of the solid waste management companies will be enhanced in these cities. He said conventional methods will not work and we have to work with innovation and hard work for improvement in the solid waste companies.

He said to run these companies according to the modern lines new human resources will be recruited on merit. He directed that the reconstitution of boards of solid waste management companies at the earliest. He said professional persons should be included in the boards of the solid waste management companies and landfill sites should be earmarked in all districts to properly dump solid waste and the survey in this regard should be completed at the earliest.

He said the public will extremely respect newly elected mayors if they work for the welfare of the people. He said merit is the order of the day in Punjab as the Punjab government has buried the system of nepotism and favouritism.

UK expert Sir Michael Barber, chief UK DFID Mr. Ruth Graham and delivery associate Mr. Premala and other members of roadmap team, besides Special Adviser Malik Muhammad Khan, Adviser Dr. Umer Saif, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Chairman P&D, Senior Member Board of Revenue, Secretaries of Law, Local Government, Mayors of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Bahawalpur, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot and concerning officers also attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Chief Minister of Punjab
Chief Minister Secretariat
7-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99204906-14, +92-42-99203222-3
Fax: +92-42-99204915, +92-42-99203224

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