LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Sunday announced to launch an operation against encroachments across the province in a bid to curb the activities of land mafia.
CM Buzdar said that the campaign will begin from affluent and influential people and no political pressure will be considered during the campaign. The campaign aims to undo the land grabbing practices.
He said that the operation will be done without discrimination, adding that it is imperative for the party to eradicate corruption and return the embezzled money back into the national kitty.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with members of the provincial cabinet in Lahore, where he said that eliminating corruption from Punjab was the biggest challenge for them.
The premier had also directed Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to immediately kick off a drive against encroachments and individuals involved in illegal occupation of public property. He promised complete assistance to the provincial government in this regard.
PM Imran Khan has made it clear that he would sack the officials if they failed to deliver in the coming three months.