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March 30, 2014
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Walls, electricity, water in all girls schools this year: Shahbaz

March 30, 2014

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LAHORE
PUNJAB Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that economy of Punjab has been put on road to self-reliance by improving financial discipline, observing austerity and curtailing non-developmental expenditures.
According to a handout issued on Saturday, the chief minister expressed these views while talking to a delegation of parliamentarians, party office-bearers and workers belonging to various districts at Raiwind.
He said that all-out resources were being spent on the provision of basic facilities, development and prosperity of the people in a transparent manner. He said that mega projects had been completed in education, health, infrastructure and social development sectors in the province.
The chief minister said that good governance had been promoted to provide best services to the people and resolve their problems. Shahbaz Sharif said that transparency and merit had been the hallmark of the PML-N in government affairs and policies. He said that the goal of development could only be achieved through implementing merit policy. He said that merit policy was being implemented strictly in the province and solid measures had also been taken for elimination of corruption.
He said that the corrupt system and corruption were big hurdles in development of the country and development targets could not be achieved without rooting out corruption.
He said that every person had to play his role in purging society of corruption.
Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab Educational Endowment Fund(PEEF), Daanish School, infrastructure projects and metro bus service were the unprecedented projects of transparency, quality and public service. He said that the land record computerisation project was also an important step towards elimination of corruption and this project would be completed this year. The chief minister said that besides promotion of education, the process of national solidarity was also being strengthened through the PEEF.
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said a comprehensive programme was being implemented for training of teachers, provision of missing facilities and ensuring attendance of students and teachers in schools under a coordinated programme. He said that billions of rupees were being spent on the provision of educational facilities to schools.
He said that boundary walls, provision of water, electricity and other facilities would be completed in all girls’ schools of Punjab and all boys’ schools of south Punjab during the current financial year.
He asked the elected representatives to utilise all their energies for resolving problems of the people and timely completion of the ongoing development schemes in their respective areas.
The parliamentarians, the party office-bearers and workers praised Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif for his excellent programmes of public service. They said that the chief minister had proved himself Khadim-e-Punjab by serving the people of the province round the clock.

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