Lahore : Caretaker Minister for Information and Culture Punjab Ahmed Waqas Riaz has formally assumed his office today.
Secretary Information and Culture Abdullah Khan Sumbal called on the provincial minister and extend his felicitations. He also briefed the minister about functioning of the Information Department.
A delegation from Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, led by Lahore Division president Falahat Hussain also held an introductory meeting with the caretaker minister Information and congratulated him.
The Minister assured that for the promotion of cultural activities Information and Culture Department will join hands with Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Later Ahmed Waqas Riaz paid visits of Shadman and Walton Ramzan Bazars respectively and inspected stalls. He also talked with the consumers and expressed his overall satisfaction over facilities being provided there. At Walton Ramazan Bazar, Assistant Commissioner Model Town Anwar Baryar briefed about arrangements and subsidy on various commodities.