Lahore:Provincial Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Malik Ahmad Ali has said that people are fully aware of the conspiracies being hatched against Punjab. He said that load-shedding has made the life of the masses miserable. 41 days have passed when Minar-e-Pakistan tent office was set up for expressing solidarity with the people but federal government did not pay any heed to it.
He expressed these views while talking to the complainants on the occasion of an open katchery in a tent at Minar-e-Pakistan for solving people’s problems, here today. Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan, Members National and Provincial Assembly, Muslim League workers, officers of health, education, police, LDA, WASA, Local Government, Community Development, Board of Revenue and other departments as well as a large number of male and female citizens coming from other cities and towns was also present on the occasion. The Minister said that tent offices are being set up in other districts on the pattern of Minar-e-Pakistan and this process will continue till uniform load-shedding in all the provinces. He said that discriminatory load-shedding has ruined the industries of Punjab and lakhs of people have become jobless. He said that development of industry and agriculture is of key importance in the country’s economy. He said that federal government has no interest in solving the people’s problems. He said that no reduction has been occurred in the electricity bills during worst load-shedding which is tantamount to highhandedness.
Malik Ahmad Ali said that on the instructions of Khadim-e-Punjab, Pakistan Muslim League-N is ensuring hundred percent implementation on its people’s welfare programme by solving on the spot their problems through holding of open katcheries. He said that Muslim League-N government is serious in providing basic amenities to the people and solving the problems faced by them.
During the open katchery, the Minister issued orders on the complaints presented by the complainants and also issued directions on telephone to certain departments.