Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) considers service to the people as a form of worship.
He expressed these views during his visit to development projects and a briefing meeting regarding Punjab Forensic Science Agency in Thokar Niaz Beg, here today. Provincial Minister Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Members National and Provincial Assembly, Chief Secretary, Inspector General Police, Home Secretary, Secretary Communication & Works, Commissioner and District Coordination Officer Lahore and senior officers of NLC and NESPAK were present on the occasion. His visit was consisting on 5 hours.
He said that maximum resources are being utilized for the provision of modern facilities to the masses. He said that Aashiyana housing project is a splendid programme of providing shelter to labourers, cultivators, widows, orphans and hapless persons.
He said that most modern residential facilities, at par with the housing societies of the elite, have been provided in Aashiyana housing schemes.
He said that the government of Punjab is spending a lot of money in the development programme for the masses. He said that in addition to provincial metropolis work is speedily in progress on Aashiyana housing schemes in other districts of the province.
He said that it is the important step towards bridging the gulf between the rich and the poor as well as transforming the country in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal.
He said that Kalma Chowk and Muslim Town Flyovers are shining examples in this regard. Reviewing pace of work on the roads adjacent to Muslim Town Flyover. Expressing his displeasure over suspension of work on Multan Road sewerage system project. He also ordered to accelerate the work on the third section of Multan Road from Scheme More to Chowburji.
Addressing a briefing meeting on Punjab Forensic Science Agency, the Chief Minister said that the most modern forensic lab of the world has been constructed in the provincial metropolis at a cost of billions of rupees, which will prove to be a milestone in the elimination of crime. He said that besides Punjab, other provinces would also benefit from this unique and modern lab of South Asia.
Granting approval to the proposal of Director General Forensic Lab that the lab should operate five days a week, he directed that there should not be any delay in preparation of reports so that no negative impact is left on the process of justice.
Director General Forensic Lab Tahir Ashraf while giving a briefing regarding the performance of the lab informed that 13 out of 14 laboratories are fully functional. He said that 30 scientists have got training in America and 23 in Australia for the lab. He said that the entire of the lab has been recruited on merit basis.