CM announces Baba Fareed University in Pakpattan , Aug 27, 2020
ISLAMABAD- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Thursday announced to establish Baba Fareed University in Pakpattan and said that affairs of the project would be dealt on priority as dream of setting up university in every district would be materialized.
The Chief Minister presided over a meeting to review the progress on ongoing development projects on his visit to Pakpattan, said a handout issued here.
Usman Buzdar also announced to restore Rs 460 million of local bodies for Pakpattan on emergent basis and said these funds would be utilized for providing best civic amenities to the citizens of the district. Project of gymnasium in the district would be completed while work on restoring water supply scheme in Malka Hanis would also be started soon. Construction works of Pakpattan Grain market would be completed and all other on-going projects in the district would be completed on priority, he added.
He said new shelter homes and almonries would be established in Pakpattan. He said there was no room for negligence in ensuring foolproof security arrangements during Muharram-ul-Haram whereas violation of code of conduct would not be tolerated. Strict action would be taken against those who spread religious hatred on social media, he added.
The Chief Minister said that complete observance of coronavirus SOPs would be ensured in Majalis and congregations.
He directed the deputy commissioner to take necessary step to provide treatment facilities to a differently able family of Pakpattan and announced that the Punjab government would bear all expenditures for treatment.
Buzdar while announcing the up-gradation of DHQ Hospital Pakpattan said that emergency block, gynae ward and trauma centre would be established in the hospital. He said that Arifwala Bypass and Burewala to Sahiwal Road would be constructed on priority.
Members Provincial Assembly Mian Farrukh Mumtaz Manika, Ahmad Shah Khagha, Sajida Naveed, Pir Muhammad Shah Khagha, Commissioner Sahiwal Division, RPO Sahiwal, Deputy Commissioner DPO Pakpattan and officials concerned were present on this occasion.
The Chief Minister also visited the shrine of Hazrat Baba Fareed-ud-Din Masood Gunj Shakar (R.A.) and laid a floral wreath. He also prayed for the development and solidarity of the country. Usman Buzdar especially prayed for the freedom of people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister visited the control room set up in the premises of shrine and monitored different places on digital wall.
Talking on the occasion, he said that tolerance, patience and promotion of brotherhood were the hallmark of teachings of Sufi Saints.
He expressed indignation over heap of garbage at Dhakki in Pakpattan and directed Deputy Commissioner for improving cleanliness condition of the city.
After his visit, the Chief Minister during an informal talk with the journalists, said that problems of the journalist community would be given patient hearing and Sehat Insaf cards would be given to the journalists.
Earlier, assembly members and ticket holders of PTI called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar wherein the Chief Minister was given detailed briefings about Muharrum-ul-Haram arrangement in the district.