LAHORE Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan Tuesday said Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has reduced government expenses by Rs550 million and recovered over nine lac Kanal official land.The minister addressed a press conference and asserted that the former government caused loss of Rs21 billion dollars to the national exchequer.
“More than two thousand officials were appointed for the security of Shehbaz Sharif’s relatives and he had established eight camp offices but neither of them was in Lahore.
“Usman Buzdar has worked silently, did not form any camp office and has reduced the expenses by 60 percent. He should be praised like Sher Shah Suri.
“People like Talal Chaudhry, Daniyal Aziz and Javed Latif had earlier taken over the system. Usman Buzdar’s government has recovered loans worth over Rs10 billion in one year whereas allocated 35 percent budget for South Punjab and built shelter homes for the poor.
“Policies pertaining to district, industry and special education were approved during Buzdar’s tenure and construction of nine universities and nine hospitals has been started. Langar khanas (communal commissary) have been opened in Punjab for the first time.”