MUZAFFARGARH: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar made a rapid visit to Muzaffargarh and announced a number of projects for the progress and prosperity of people of the area.
Buzdar also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various public welfare schemes. He made major announcements and gave approval for setting up a university in Muzaffargarh, construction of a dual carriageway road from Alipur to Muzaffargarh, awarding the status of tehsil to Chowk Sarwar Shaheed and establishing industrial estates in the city.
He also visited the DHQ Hospital and inaugurated the newly constructed gynaecology ward and labour room. He inspected the medical facilities being provided in the ward.
He said the Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf (PTI) government is bringing revolutionary changes in the health sector and quality healthcare facilities in the city would be ensured.
The chief minister also gave a cheque of Rs2.4 million as financial assistance to the heirs of people who lost their lives when a building collapsed in the area earlier this month.
He also inaugurated Qasre Behbood in Muzaffargarh and visited dress making centres, beautician training centres, art and graphics and computer centres. The chief minister enquired about the problems of the women getting vocational training in the centres.
“The government is creating ease for all segments of the society as looking after the public is the basic responsibility of the state,” said the chief minister.
He further maintained that training is being imparted to the women in eight different skills and this project is costing Rs60 million.
He said that the facilities being provided to the women in the institute will be further improved. The women while speaking to Buzdar said that no chief minister had ever visited the place and his visit had encouraged them. They thanked the chief minister for listening to their problems.
The chief minister also inaugurated the first Sahulat Centre set up in the deputy commissioner’s office and inspected the facilities being provided to the people. “Different types of facilities are being provided to the people in the Sahulat Centre, including domicile, certified and attested documents, firearm license, NOC for new petrol pump, benevolent fund and other facilities,” he said.
“Muzaffargarh is very close to my heart and I consider it my home.The time has come that grievances of Muzaffargarh should be redressed,” said the minister. “We will do whatever is required for the development and prosperity of people of Muzaffargarh,” he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 23rd, 2020.
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