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‘Speedy justice PML-N’s top agenda’


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CHAKWAL: PML-N leader Abdul Qayyum has said the PML-N will end terrorism and energy crisis if it is voted in general elections.


Speaking at a press conference here on Monday, Abdul Qayyum said the PML-N would hold local bodies’ elections in six months after its coming to power. “Speedy justice is the priority of the PML-N and civil cases will be settled in two years while the criminal cases will be finalised in one year. All appointments and transfers will be made on merit. Uniform education system will be introduced throughout the country and the government will improve the condition of government schools. Minimum wages for a labour would be Rs 15000 per month,” the PML-N leader said. He said PML-N would ticket to those who have good reputation. He said he had applied for the party ticket from of NA-60 Chakwal-1. He was confident that all independent and international surveys conducted by well reputed organisations showed the next government would be formed by the PML-N.


FBR OFFICE UPGRADED: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) had upgraded present status of income tax office of district Chakwal. Chief Commissioner regional tax Rawalpindi Aftab Ahmed implemented the upgrade of the IT office and now income tax, sales tax, and federal excise duty would be collected through a window operation at Chakwal city and all five tehsils, Chakwal, Talagang, Lawa, Choa Saiden Shah and Kallar Kahar. Assistant commissioner Abdul Karim has assumed the charge of the new setup as Inland Revenue Officer Nasir Maqbool Hashmi was transferred to Rawalpindi. Tehsil Choa Saiden Shah who previously was attached with Pind Daddan Khan was now attached with Chakwal. Inspector Inland Revenue Malik Tariq Mehmood Asad would assist assistant commissioner Abdul Karim at district headquarters office Chakwal.