Lahore : The initial meeting led by Caretaker Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi was held at Chief Minister’s Office, here today.
The meeting started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed gave the detailed briefing about the functions of 43 departments of Punjab government and authority and scope of work of the caretaker government.
Caretaker Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi individually introduced every member of the caretaker cabinet and informed them about their responsibilities.
While introducing caretaker health Minister Dr. Jawad Sajid, Mr. Rizvi said that he looks after the matters pertaining to human hearts and he is quite serious in these matters. He said that it is our desire he should further improve the standard of health facilities in accordance with the mandate so that relief could be provided to the people and they pray for us.
Caretaker Provincial Minister Zia Haider Rizvi proposed that the policy of receiving government dues with mutual willingness should be adopted by decreasing the volume of government expenditures. Ahmed Waqas Riaz expressed determination that such marvy work would be done under Mr. Askari that future caretaker governments would quote our examples.
Zafar Mahmood said that all-out support would be provided and matters would be settled through though open discussions in the cabinet. Provincial Minister Anjum Nisar stressed the need for further expediting efforts for the promotion of industrial activities in the province.
Caretaker Provincial Minister Shaukat Javed also assured his full cooperation. While talking to the cabinet meeting, Mr. Rizvi said that we will have to prove the policy of non-partyism with our acts. IG Police Arif Nawaz briefed about measures to be taken by the Punjab government for maintaining law and order on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.