Lahore, March 21, 2017 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting here today in which progress on horticulture, construction of bus terminal shades, establishment of greenbelts and other development projects was discussed. Expressing anger over delay in the provision of projects of provision of facilities to the people, the chief minister also reprimanded the officials concerned and said there is no justification of the delay in the provision of facilities to the people and that he will never tolerate such attitude and response in future.
He said the concerning departments should be aware of their responsibilities and produce results. He said problems will resolve when concerning officials will discharge their duties with diligence and departments will have to work with coordination and be alerted. He said the Punjab government has promoted horticulture in the development projects and beautified them with flowers and plants. He said we have to make our cities beautiful with greenbelts, flowers, and plants.
He said concerning departments are responsible for the implementation of decision on fast-track for the promotion of horticulture. He said this is regrettable that bus shades have not been constructed at various roads of Lahore. He said delay in the projects has put question mark on the performance of departments.
He said the establishment of authorities at the divisional level should be reviewed for the promotion of horticulture and provision of facilities to the people. Adviser Khawaja Ahmed Hassan, Lord Mayor Lahore Mubashar Javed, additional chief secretary, vice chairman PHA, MD Punjab Mass Transit Authority, DG PHA, concerning Secretaries and Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner Lahore attended the meeting, while Chairman P and D participated in the meeting via video link.
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