The Chief Minister inaugurated DVRS in five big cities of the province in the first phase by pressing a key of computer while this programme will be extended throughout Punjab till December.
Addressing inaugural ceremony, the Chief Minister said that due to this new system of registration, the heinous system of fake dealers will eliminate and the real dealers will become prominent. He said that all legal and administrative institutions will benefit from this new system.
The Chief Minister said that Punjab government has taken another revolutionary step by launching modern system of dealer vehicles registration, which will eliminate fake dealers and illegal and bogus number plates. He said that fake dealers were depriving the country of resources of billion of rupees. He said that due to this system fake dealers will become a part of history who were usurping billion of rupees of the nation and this new system will result in elimination of corruption.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the new system of vehicle registration will also result in elimination of terrorism as fake number plates are going to end through this system. He said that noose is being tightened around those destroying the peace through bogus and illegal number plates. He said that this system is a great gift for all the departments and is a milestone in the elimination of enemies of peace and criminals.
He said that this new system of vehicle registration will become a important part of National Action Plan and will be further improved in coming days. He said that dealers should come forward for the success of the programme and play their effective role for checking the heinous business of forgers. He said that forgers will be arrested, locked up in jails and awarded punishments as legislation has also been made in this regard. Programme of certification of vehicles has been launched from Sheikhupura with the cooperation of Sweden, he added.
He said that the scope of this programme will soon be expanded to entire province. He said that this system of checking of vehicles will be enforced throughout the province by December this year. He said that obsolete system of issuing fitness certificate and driving license by taking bribe will be eliminated. Under this system, workshops will be set up throughout the province from where fitness certificates of the vehicles will be issued, he added.
The Chief Minister said that accidents will reduce due to this system. He said that launching of programme of issuing fitness certificates of vehicles and driving license will eliminate fake driving licenses. He said that death of patients due to non-availability of medicines in hospitals is same as deaths due to accidents resulting from fake driving licenses.
The Chief Minister congratulated Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, senior members of Special Monitoring Unit Salman Sufi, Chief Secretary, Inspector General Police, Secretary Excise and entire team on launching of modern system of registration of vehicles.
He distributed commendatory certificates among officers and staff of Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab Information and Technology Board and Special Monitoring Unit on launching of this new system of DVRS. Provencal Minister for Excise and Taxation Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board Umar Saif and senior Member SMU Salman Sufi also spoke on the occasion.