Bureaucracy given full liberty to perform, want results now: CM Buzdar


LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that bureaucracy has been given full liberty to perform and the government wants solid results now.

He stated this while presiding over a high-level meeting at Civil Secretariat here on Tuesday during which policy guidelines were issued to administration and police for good governance and public service delivery.

The Chief Minister directed to implement the 19-point agenda for achieving the targets of good governance and public service delivery.

Addressing the meeting, Usman Buzdar said that the provision of better services to the people will be ensured at every cost and it is time to deliver to the people with hard work. He said that police and administration will have to improve the governance with their coordinated and sustained efforts.

He said that work should be done with renewed commitment and passion to bring ease in the lives of the general public. I am fully confident that you will perform and deliver, he added. The innovative approach should be adopted for giving relief to the people and new steps will be taken to improve law and order and the conditions of healthcare and educational sectors.

The Chief Minister said that Almighty Allah has given you an opportunity to serve the masses and every effort should be made to bring ease in their lives. He said that the officers giving good performance and serving the citizens will be encouraged and made it clear that there is no room for officers in Punjab showing bad performance.

The people have voted us for change and you will be fully supported in this mission of bringing changes in the society, he said adding that I know that there are certain challenges in the field but your commitment is higher than the challenges.

Usman Buzdar said that no one will be allowed to interfere in the mission of public service and government matters. He said that indiscriminate action should be initiated against those creating hurdles in the journey of public service. Unprecedented liberty has been given to police and the administration to perform and they should perform their duties without any pressure. He said that officers should vigorously perform to move forward the priorities of the government. He said that decisions should be made in accordance with the principles of law and justice. One should side with the general public and Almighty Allah will also support. We will jointly transform the system and work should be performed actively to come up to the expectations of the people.

The Chief Minister directed that a system of self-accountability should be enforced at the levels of district and division and indiscriminate action should be initiated against the corrupt elements.

Additional Chief Secretary, IG police, spokesman to CM, concerned secretaries, commissioners, RPOs, DCs and DPOs of Sahiwal, Gujranwala and Rawalpindi divisions attended the meeting and presented their proposals regarding public service delivery and good governance.