Cabinet to approve business rules for South Punjab secretariat today.

LAHORE -- The Punjab cabinet is scheduled to meet on Tuesday (today) to deliberate upon a 31-point agenda pertaining to different matters. Besides other agenda items, the cabinet will also approve the much awaited business rules for the south Punjab secretariat.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar also chaired a review meeting on Monday to ponder over the new rules which, he said, had been framed after hard work. He said that the rules would be presented before the provincial cabinet meeting for approval Tuesday.

Addressing the participants, the chief minister maintained that the south Punjab secretariat would be given administrative autonomy while a separate budget had been reserved for south Punjab along with its ring-fencing. 'Also, a separate ADP book for south Punjab has also been compiled and work is in progress according to the priorities of residents of south Punjab,' Usman Buzdar said and expressed the satisfaction that the PTI government was fulfilling its promises made to the people.

A separate budget has been allocated, ring fenced for South Punjab

Other important agenda items to be discussed by the cabinet include: approval of the establishment of Parks and Horticulture Authority Sialkot, affordable housing model for peri-urban areas, grant of charter to Lahore Institute of Science and Technology, proposed Grand Asian University Sialkot, establishment of Punjab Commission on Irregular Housing Schemes, issuance of certificates of fitness to transport vehicles, terms and conditions for the appointment of chairperson Punjab Commission on the Status of Women...

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