LAHORE– Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has presided over a high-level meeting about local government at Chief Minister’ Office today. While expressing indignation over the unsatisfactory sanitation situation in some areas of the province and the slothfulness of local bodies staff, he said that who do not perform has no right to remain on the seat.
He warned the local government staff and officers should not display laxity in solving peoples’ problems. He said that local government funds have been restored throughout the province which will help to start a new era of development at the grassroots level.
He said that provincial government is preparing for the local bodies elections as the transfer of powers at grassroots will ensure the solution of people problems at their doorsteps.
Chief Minister directed to accelerate the process of promotion of local bodies sub-engineers as well as expedite the process of recruitment on the vacant posts of buildings inspectors at the earliest.
He said that reaching Baldia Online App users to more than two hundred thousand is a good omen. He said that six services including birth, marriage etc are being provided through this app. He said that people can lodge complaints against local bodies institutions through this app by sitting at their home.
He said that the facility of filling the forms should be provided to illiterate people in local bodies offices. Secretary Local Government briefed the attendants of the meeting about the preparations of elections and other affairs.
Provincial Minister for Law Raja Basharat, Chairman P&D, Secretaries of Finance, Law, Local Government departments, Principal Secretary to CM and others were present on this occasion.— HANDOUT