Punjab Cabinet approved necessary amendments in Punjab Local Government Act 2019 during its meeting in Lahore.
Cabinet meeting, chaired by Provincial Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar also gave approval to changes in licensing regime to facilitate business community. It also decided to end the local government’ licensing fee for professionals.
Punjab Cabinet also approved procurement of three lac ton import sugar from Trading Corporation of Pakistan.
The meeting set up a Ministerial Committee to set an official price of sugar cane which will present its recommendations in three days.
Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister ordered an indiscriminate crackdown against hoarders and profiteers. He directed to provide relief to the public through practical measures.
Source: Radio Pakistan