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August 4, 2020

Gilani accuses govt of deceiving people on separate province

Peshawar

August 4, 2020

MULTAN: Former prime minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has accused the PTI-led government of deceiving the people in the name of creation of a separate province.

Talking to reporters after offering Eid prayers at the shrine of Hazrat Musa Pak Shaheed, he said the people of south Punjab are demanding province instead of south Punjab administrative secretariat.

He said the people’s only demand is a province, not a secretariat. He said a conspiracy is underway to create a tussle among the people of Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalpur.

Gilani said it is an unpopular government and the government cannot reduce sufferings of the people. He said under this government the people are facing spike in prices of oil during Eid festival.

The former prime minister said the PPP is planning an anti-government one-point strategy after consulting political parties. waste LIFTED: The Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC) launched an extensive sacrificial animals’ waste removal operation during three days of Eid, officials said.

Talking to reporters, MWMC chief executive Abdul Latif Khan said field workers have collected 14,300 tonnes of waste during Eid days by using heavy machinery. Ten wheeler dumper trucks made 134 trips to dumping sites while six wheelers dumper trucks made 109 visits to the dumping sites, he said. Parliamentarians visited different localities of city to ensure cleanliness. He said the MWMC had also increased the number of cleanliness workers to 2,394 and all the workers worked untiringly to ensure cleanliness of the city.

Twenty five officials were deputed to monitor the whole cleanliness operation, he said. A control room had been set up at the DC Office while parliamentarians would pay visits to the city, he maintained.