Lahore – Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar called on President Dr Arif Alvi at the Governor House on Thursday and apprised him about the security situation and headway made on development projects in Punjab. The CM informed the President regarding the measures being taken by the provincial government to control the spread of dengue. During the meeting, the welfare projects which are a fundamental focus of the PTI government were also discussed.
The president was informed about the features of “Naya Pakistan Manzalein Asaan” programme. The programme is focused on improving road infrastructure to aid transport and trade while countering traffic issues.
“Measures to control the outbreak of dengue have been enacted on an urgent basis and emergency is imposed in the hospitals of Rawalpindi, while the progress of anti-dengue campaigns is being monitored personally,” CM informed.
“Mobile health units have been dispatched to Rawalpindi and all dengue-related tests in government hospitals have been made free. Private hospitals have also been issued a directive to charge only Rs90 for dengue-related tests,” CM Buzdar said.
The President was also made aware of the progress made in Chunian murder and the scientific manner the police and subsequent departments employed in the arrest of the serial killer.
CM Punjab gave his assurance that effective legislation will be made to stop child molestation in future and punishments will be made severe.
CM Punjab assured the President that he will work tirelessly to improve Punjab.