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April 14, 2019

CM greets Sikh Yatrees

Lahore

April 14, 2019

LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has returned to Lahore from Islamabad on Saturday. He had gone to Rawalpindi on Friday through a train where he laid foundation stone of Govt Post Graduate College for Women, Railway Road and up-gradation of the Satellite Town Post Graduate College to a woman university.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has congratulated Sikh community on the Baisakhi festival. In his message, he said Baisakhi is event of joyousness for Sikh community and this event reflects culture of Sikhs. He said service to Sikh community on Baisakhi is ‘our moral, religious and constitutional responsibility, and we will provide peaceful environment to the Sikh community on Baisakhi’. Attention is being paid on the look after of religious places of Sikhs and their beautification. He said brotherhood and solidarity are promoted by taking part in the festivals of each other. We share joys of Sikhs on Baisakhi.

Usman Buzdar said ‘we welcome Sikh community on Baisakhi celebrations in Punjab and we share their felicitations’. All-out facilities will be provided to Sikhs on Baisakhi and we take pleasure in providing services to Sikhs. He said the constitution of Pakistan gives equal rights to all minorities and new Pakistan is running on principles of tolerance, brotherhood and harmony. He said the government under PM Imran Khan has taken serious measures to open Kartarpur Corridor. He said the PTI believes in religious harmony and freedom, and Sikh visitors will bring message of love and brotherhood with them.

APP adds: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Saturday sought report within seven days from Punjab Food Minister and Punjab Food Authority DG on hardships being faced by small traders of southern Punjab in depositing amount of fine at Punjab Food Authority office in Lahore.

The action was taken following the briefing and application by member of Chief Minister Task Force on Foods and Pesticides Dr Waseem Hassan Langrial to the Chief Minister on the issue faced by hundreds of small traders of Multan, Bahawalpur and DG Khan Divisions of southern Punjab.

Talking to the media on the occasion, Dr Waseem Hassan Langrial said the PTI government believes in resolving the issues of people and providing them facilities on their doorsteps.

He said the CM has directed the authorities concerned to provide local facility of fine deposit for traders of southern Punjab, which is a gift PTI government for the people of the area.

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