Lahore: Provincial Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation, Malik Ahmad Ali has said that Punjab Government is utilizing all available resources for the welfare of the masses and providing relief to the citizens. He said that, as a result of inefficient policies of the federal government, people have to face the pain of loadshedding, during the holy month of Ramzan, however, the federal government continues to be insensitive to the plight of the masses.
The Minister expressed these views while talking to complainants at an Open Kutchery held to solve problems of the people, at Minar-e-Pakistan, today. 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 were also present, alongwith men and women, in a large number who had come from Lahore and its adjoining areas.
Malik Ahmad Ali said that Punjab government has launched revolutionary programmes, worth billions of rupees, to raise standard of living of the masses. He said, with the introduction of development projects like Green Tractor Scheme, Laptops, Self Employment Scheme, provision of buses for colleges, and installation of solar panels and bio-gas pilot projects, the province would achieve progress, prosperity and growth. He said the development projects, launched by Punjab government, have been greatly appreciated, while the other provinces are also following in its footsteps.
The Minister said that as a result of inequitable loadshedding, the industry in Punjab has been destroyed, rendering lacs of people unemployed. He said agriculture and industrial sector forms the backbone of the national economy, and any kind of damage to them is not in the interest of national progress and prosperity.
Malik Ahmad Ali said that by holding open kutcheries, on the directives of Khadim-e-Punjab, the government of Pakistan Muslim League (N) is ensuring complete implementation of its programme, to provide service to the people, by solving their problems at their doorstep. He said the government of the PML(N) is sincerely striving to solve all problems of people, alongwith ensuring provision of basic facilities to them , for which it will leave no stone unturned.
During the Open Kutchery, Provincial Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation, Malik Ahmad Ali issued on-the-spot orders for redressal of grievances of the complainants, while he issued telephonic instructions to some departments.