CM Bizenjo’s open court wins people’s applause

Citizens happy as CM takes steps on the spot to address their issues

APP February 27, 2018
Retracing the steps of his father, Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo commenced his political career from his home town Shindi Jhao Awaran. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: The people of Balochistan on Monday lauded Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo's initiative to resolve their problems on the spot by holding open court every week since he assumed the charge of his new office on January 13 this year.

The weekly open court is held every Friday at the CM Secretariat, Quetta.

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Long queues could be witnessed outside the CM Secretariat on the court day, an eyewitness said.

People registered their complaints during the open court in the presence of provincial ministers and bureaucracy.

The chief minister directed commissioners and deputy commissioners to hold open court at their respective divisional and district headquarters so that people's problems could be resolved at their doorstep.

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The CM also visited different districts along with ministers to listen to problems of the distressed people. People from different districts, including women, students and disabled, submitted their applications on various issues.

The chief minister heard the issues of the people and ordered the resolution, thus providing relief to the applicants on the spot, Umer Khan, a resident of Loralai, who came to Quetta especially for lodging his complaint said.

The incumbent government was taking concrete steps for restoring peace and tranquillity in the province, he said.

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The CM was also taking solid steps to eliminate unemployment from the province by concentrating on improving good governance, he said, adding that the government was appointing teachers on temporary basis in remote districts to eradicate illiteracy from the province.

The education department had also been directed to fill vacant posts purely on merit.

All the departments have been instructed to make immediate and merit-based recruitment for the vacant posts.

A local journalist Rehmatullah said the CM had distributed laptops among journalists and announced a residential colony project for them. Special funds had also been set up for the disable persons, he said, adding that the CM ordered early completion of Quetta Safe City project for controlling crime effectively after listening to the complaints of residents.


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