LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan reached on a day visit to Lahore and set of meetings were held with Chief Minister Punjab and other provincial cabinet ministers.
In the Premier meeting with Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, the latter briefed the albeit the progress made in the investigation of Data Darbar blast while the CM also informed the PM about completion of constructions of five shelter houses in the provincial capital.
Usman Buzdar also informed the PM about subsidy given to the masses over the occasion of the sacred month of Ramzan and also brief over mechanism be adopted to control prices of food items during the holy month.
Later on, the cabinet members called on the Premier while chairing the cabinet meeting the PM briefed about the ongoing projects under a public-private partnership, the PM also directed the cabinet towards the Ramzan bazaars constant monitoring and instructed stern action against those creating a scarcity of food items in the holy month.
Addressing the meeting, Prime Minister, Imran Khan said special attention be given for inclusion of private sector in the development projects as the government has limited resources while asserting that various models of the public-private partnership be adopted so that the burden on the government be could be lowered.
The PM said that our main power is our man-power adding that more and more skilled persons should be given job opportunities in the development projects…
The Premier directed initiation of particular projects for the promotion and increasing productivity in the agriculture center.
PM Imran said that a whopping Rs 12 billion subsidies are being given on one metro bus project which could be expended on education and health.
Giving a set of pieces of advice and suggestion regarding business and projects, cricketer- turned- politician- PM said that every development project should be in the welfare of the masses while making easy modes of investments adding that our government topmost priority is making ease of doing businesses.