The Federal Minister for Housing and Works Tariq Basheer Cheema has ordered to ensure merit and transparency while allotting land of Cholistan to its residents.
Presiding over a meeting at the conference room of Commissioner Office on Thursday, he said that scrutiny during allotment of land should be performed in accordance with government rules and regulations.
Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Zafar Iqbal told the meeting that as many as 64,255 applications have been received so far for the allotment of land.
A committee constituting of ACs and other departments’ officers are evaluating the received applications.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 1st, 2021.