–Former MPA Ilyas Khan from Kasur, calls on CM, announces to join PML-N
–Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar calls on Punjab CM
LAHORE: A high-level delegation headed by Wen Gang, the President of International Chinese group Norinco called on Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday where the company’s president congratulated Shehbaz Sharif over the successful launch of the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) trial service.
At this moment, the CM said that this successful trial is an important milestone and this great project is a gift for Pakistan especially people of Lahore from President and Prime Minister of China. He said, “Metro train project holds a historical position for Pak-China friendship and if there was no delay in the project, then the train would have been operational by today. Our unwise friends caused a delayed of 22 months in the project.”
He added that the train is a trend plan in Pakistan’s transportation sector. “We have to compensate for the delay so immediate completion is my mission. The meeting was agreed to complete the project work as soon as possible,” he mentioned.
President of Norinco Group, while conversing at this moment, said that speed of working of Shehbaz is unusual and we have witnessed a practical pattern of “Shehbaz Speed” in Lahore and Punjab. “Shehbaz Sharif has made possible completion of projects through its speed. He said that OLMT is the evidence of hard work of Shehbaz Sharif who has worked around the clock for bringing the project into reality. He assured full cooperation to complete the project,” the group’s president admitted.
China’s Consulate General Long Ding Bin and high officials of Norinko were also present on the occasion. Provincial Minister Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Head of Orange Line Metro Train Steering Committee Khawaja Ahmed Hasaan, Managing Director Mass Transit Authority, Chairman Planning and Development, Lord Mayor Lahore, Secretary Transport, Commissioner Lahore Division and other officials were also present on this occasion.
FORMER MPA ILYAS KHAN JOINS PML-N:
Former MPA Ilyas Khan from Kasur called on the chief minister and announced to join the PML-N along with all his colleagues and expressed his full confidence on the leadership. Shehbaz welcomed his joining and said that PML-N is a real representative party of the people and our party has set a record of public service. There is no such example of development in history which took place in the last five years, he said, adding that the PML-N is the most popular party in the country.
CHIEF OF AIR STAFF MUJAHID ANWAR CALLS ON CM:
Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar Khan called on Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif. Ideas were exchanged regarding matters of mutual interest and professional activities of Pakistan Airforce. At this moment, CM congratulated Mujahid Anwar Khan for taking charge of his post and said that PAF had rendered enormous sacrifices for our country. “Even the whole world acknowledges the marvelous character of PAF to guard boundaries of its country,” he said, adding that Pakistani air force is the best force in the world whose eagles has engraved new history of valor and bravery in the world and our whole nation is proud of them.
PUNJAB GOVT, AIR FORCE SIGN AGREEMENT:
Primary and Secondary Health Care Department Punjab and Pakistan Air Force signed has signed an agreement regarding handing over of administrative affairs of tehsil headquarters hospital in Fort Minro to PAF. Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was also present on this occasion. It was informed on this occasion that a 40-bed hospital in Fort Minro was constructed. The process of providing all necessary medical apparatuses according to PC-1 has been completed in the hospital which is stretched over an area of 20 kanals.
After the completion of THQ hospital in Fort Minro, the matters related to the provision of medical facilities and administrative matters is being shifted PAF. It is noteworthy that MoU has already been signed between PAF and School Education Department on March 18 which says that PAF will set up Pakistan Air Force Cadet College at 100 acres of land in Fort Minro and Punjab government will contribute Rs 1 billion for it.
While talking to media persons after signing ceremony, the CM said that PAF is cooperating with Punjab government in different sectors of public welfare. PAF has rendered remarkable services to assist Punjab government to help and recuse people in the difficult time of the flood, he added.