CM concerned over corruption in Daanish schools

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LAHORE :A meeting of Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority was held under the chair of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here Tuesday in which performance of the Daanish Schools Authority was reviewed.

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the government was committed to provide the opportunity of getting higher education to each and every child in the province. He maintained that improvements would be made in Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority and necessary administrative changes would also be made to curtail the expenditures.

He said that every penny would be recovered from those found involved in embezzlement of construction of Daanish schools.

He directed that the proposal of students’ enrolment in 8th class instead of 6th grade in Daanish schools should be considered. The chief minister directed to constitute a committee under the chair of education minister for improvements in Daanish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority.

Turkish envoy: Turkish Ambassador Mr Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here Tuesday. During the meeting, different matters of mutual interest, including promotion of bilateral cooperation in different sectors came under discussion. Both of them agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in housing, tourism, education, healthcare and vocational training sectors. Turkish Ambassador assured of providing every-possible cooperation to the Punjab government.

Talking on the occasion, the chief minister said that Pakistan and Turkey are conjoined twins and their relations are interlinked in historically important relations. Both the countries should extend their mutual cooperation in trade and economic sectors and time has come to expand the trade-volume of both the countries. He said that people-to-people contacts and exchange of trade delegations were necessary while vast investment opportunities were available in Punjab.

The chief minister offered the Turkish investors to take full benefit of these opportunities assuring that they would be fully facilitated. The Turkish investors will be provided enabling environment for business in the new Pakistan, he added. Usman Buzdar said that Turkey has always sided with Pakistan on political and diplomatic fronts like a solid rock and it has made unprecedented progress under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

“We are desirous of benefitting from the speedy development and progress of Turkey” he added. Turkish Ambassador said that historic relations existed between Pakistan and Turkey. Turkish companies had invested in different sectors and more companies were also willing to invest in Pakistan especially in the Punjab province. He said that ties between the two countries were exemplary and added that steps would be taken to promote cooperation with the Punjab.

Consul General of Turkey in Lahore Mr Emir Ozbay, chairman planning & development department, principal secretary and others were present on the occasion.

message: Usman Buzdar has said that Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) has given an immortal message of doing justice with all the humanity. In his message issued here Tuesday on the eve of world day for social justice, the chief minister said that Islam has preached social justice, equality and peaceful coexistence. Provision of social justice to every citizen is a part of fundamental teachings of Islam.

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