LAHORE - NWFP Governor Awais Ahmad Ghani called on Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif, here on Saturday. Various national issues including rehabilitation of Swat affectees were discussed during the meeting. Shahbaz Sharif said people of Punjab took an active part in the relief and rehabilitation work of Swat affectees during military operation and now after successful operation, when the affectees were returning to their homes, Punjab government would continue assistances for IDPs till their complete rehabilitation. He said a modern hospital would also be set up at Swat for the provision of latest medical facilities to the affectees, which would be a gift from the people of Punjab for their NWFP brethren. Governor NWFP apprised Shahbaz of rehabilitation of Swat affectees and law and order situation in the area. Meanwhile, an Australian citizen Rana Ijaz Ahmad also called on Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif and presented a cheque of Rs1 million for the rehabilitation of Swat affectees. Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan was also present on the occasion. Shahbaz condoles with Sardar Aseff, Rana Mehmood Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif went to the residence of MNA Rana Mehmood-ul-Hassan at Multan and expressed condolences over the demise of his father Noor-ul-Hassan. The CM also offered Fateha for the departed soul. Muslim League Leader Javed Hashmi, Provincial Minister for Auqaf Ehsanunddin Qureshi were also present on the occasion. Meanwhile Shahbaz Sharif also went to the residence of former Foreign Minister Sardar Aseff Ahmad Ali and condole him the death of his mother and offered fateha for the departed soul. WHO and UNICEF delegation calls on Secretary Health A joint delegation of WHO and UNICEF headed by Viroj Tangcharoensathien, Director International Health Policy Programme, Ministry of Public Health Thailand called on Secretary Health Punjab Anwaar Ahmad Khan in his office on Saturday. Besides Dr Asad Ashraf Chairman CM Taskforce, Addl Secretary Health Dr Mushtaq Ahmad, DG Health Punjab Dr Muhammad Aslam Ch and other senior officers were present on the occasion. The delegation discussed in detail the strategy regarding the prevention and control of different diseases including polio and dengue fever as well as the strengthening of health delivery system in Punjab. The Secretary Health apprised the delegation of the measures taken by the provincial government for controlling diseases. Anwaar Ahmad Khan appreciated the role of WHO and UNICEF and assistance provided by them to the Punjab Health Department for the prevention and control of diseases and strengthening of healthcare delivery system in Punjab. Govt striving to bring in new buses The Provincial Transport Department Punjab is striving to bring in new buses for urban routes of the City and fleet of buses will certainly reach Lahore till the end of next month according to the schedule, said a spokesman of the Punjab government on Saturday. He said the Punjab government was making all out efforts to streamline the urban transport system and to maintain transparency in the induction mechanism to facilitate the transporters as well as the public travelling in the buses. According to the spokesman, there was no such thing, which may cause any hindrance in the induction of new buses. The spokesman said prompt action against the general manager was to ensure smooth working of the Lahore Transport Company and the department could not afford to have corrupt elements and whosoever is found involved, will be dealt according to law. This is a clear message for the investors that nobody can hinder the project and the department will strive to restore the confidence of local and foreign investors, he concluded.