Govt to allocate 35 per cent of development budget for South Punjab: CM


LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Thursday announced that the provincial government would allocate35 per cent of the total development budget for districts in South Punjab.

Talking to tribal elders and party workers, who called on him at his native village Barthi in Dera Ghazi Khan, CM Buzdar said that special focus was being given to the development of Southern Punjab.

The chief minister said that positive change was being visible in health and education sectors due to effective measures adopted by the current government.

Speaking at the occasion, he said, “We have started working for the uplift of every under developed area of the province including tribal areas of Dera Ghazi Khan.”

He further said that 105 development schemes were underway in Dera Ghazi Khan and added that the destiny of the area would change with the completion of these schemes.