Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Punjab government has served the masses selflessly during last five years and carried out tremendous development work through hard work, honesty and commitment that is why Punjab government is successful before the court of the people. He said that Punjab government has completed development projects rapidly by maintaining quality which is unprecedented in the 65 years’ history of the country. He said that the untiring efforts of the officers and officials of Chief Minister’s Secretariat are also included in the journey of development and prosperity of the people of the province and due to their active role, targets of development were achieved.
He expressed these views while addressing a dinner hosted by him in honour of government officials and employees working in Chief Minister’s Secretariat at Model Town today. Provincial Ministers, members national and provincial assemblies, PML-N leaders, Chief Secretary Punjab, IG Police and senior officials of Punjab government as well as officers and officials of Chief Minister’s Secretariat attended the function. Addressing the function, the Chief Minister said that tonight is very beautiful in his life as this function has been arranged in honour of such persons as due to their hard work Punjab government has executed the development projects successfully. The Chief Minister said that he is thankful to all individually and collectively and the moments spent with them are precious assets for him. He said that Punjab government had spent resources on the welfare of the masses honestly by considering it as a trust. He said that the resources saved due to austerity policy observed during five years have been spent on the welfare of the people. He said that daanish schools and other mega projects were executed by eliminating culture of occupying government land during Musharraf era. He said that the achievements of development and prosperity by Punjab government are due to their hard work. Shahbaz Sharif said that metro bus is such a splendid public project through which more than one lakh twenty-five thousand passengers are travelling daily. He said that Punjab government has performed as a best teamwork due to which the people of the province are benefitting from the fruits of development projects. The Chief Minister said that if the intention is good and determination is strong, such welfare projects are started for the people as were executed by Punjab government. He said that officers and officials of Chief Minister’s Secretariat have equally contributed in the journey of development of Punjab province. The Chief Minister thanked Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Nadim Hassan Asif, Secretary to Chief Minister Dr. Tauqir Shah, Secretary to Chief Minister Fawad Hassan Fawad as they have worked with shoulder to shoulder for taking steps for the welfare of the people. Shahbaz Sharif also gave away commendatory certificates to the officers and officials on their outstanding performance.
Earlier, Principal Secretary to CM Nadim Hassan Asif said that on the personal invitation of Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif this function has been arranged for the officers and staff of Chief Minister’s Secretariat and he is thankful to him for this honour. He said that the Chief Minister has made guiding principles of untiring efforts, honesty and commitment regarding serving the ailing humanity and the people selflessly. He said that they have learnt a lot by working under the leadership of Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif which will be helpful for them in the coming days.