Governor admits govt’s decisions unpopular

BUREWALA-Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said on Wednesday that the government had taken hard decisions to bring economic stability in the country, admitting that though these decisions were publically unpopular but were needed to improve economic condition of the country.
Talking to the media, he said that health and education systems needed reforms and the government was striving hard to bring changes through the limited resources.
He said that 7 million children are not going to schools and the Punjab government had launched a special enrolment scheme as they should be provided equal opportunities to get education. He said that being social worker, he would transfer his personal experience to the government of the Punjab in the education and health sectors, adding that “we have already developed many projects already in private sector”.
He said the PML-N government had taken positive political decisions in Sindh, Balochistan and KPK.
He said that Karachi operation was being carried out taking all stakeholders into confidence and it was producing fruitful results. He said that strong Karachi is a must for the stability of national economy.  He said that Sufis and saints have played an important role in spreading Islam in the Subcontinent.
He added, “Shrines need great attention and I will recommend to the government that funds collected from these shrines must be spent on development projects for provision of all basic facilities for the masses.
Earlier, the governor arrived at the Shrine of Sufi Allah Dad Sahu at Sheikh Fazal to inaugurate 127th Urs celebration.
He was accompanied by MNA Chaudhry Nazir Ahmad, Syed Sajid Mehdi, Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, Pir Imran Shah Hashmi, MPAs Chaudhry Irshad Ahmad, Mian Saqib Khurshid, Muhammad Yousaf, DCO Jawad Akram, DPO Sadiq Ali Dogar, Assistant Commissioner Burewala Saifullah Sajid, ASP Asif Ahmad.
The governor laid a floral wreath at the shrine and offered Fateha to start the Urs celebrations. Sajada Nasheen Khawaja Noor Muhammad Sahu and others accompanied him on the occasion.