LAHORE -- Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said on Saturday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) vision was to make public institutions more disciplined and empowered by ensuring transparency.
He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony regarding computerised balloting for allotment of houses to low-income groups of society under the Naya Pakistan Housing Project (NPHP) at Renala Khurd, Okara district.
It is to mention here that out of 800 housing units under the NPHP at Renala Khurd, 770 houses would be handed over to general public,10 to disabled persons, 12 to government employees and eight houses to families of police martyrs.
The governor was of the view that strong and independent institutions would definitely take Pakistan to new heights and bring it at par with developed countries of the world. PTI was all committed to bringing forth all those individuals who comply with merit and no 'Safarish' and quota system would be promoted, he added.
The developed world attained success in various sectors for which a check-and-balance system in institutions proved instrumental, he added and resolved to empower the public sector departments through this effective system.
He cited that he was running private hospitals, one each at Sahiwal, Chichawatni and Rajana, Toba Tek Singh, which were providing medical facilities to all patients irrespective of their political affiliation. Similarly, Shaukat Khanam Cancer Hospitals were also serving the ailing humanity on merit and never ask patients of their political tilt.
For the first time in Pakistan's history, he said, educational institutions/ universities were not being influenced by the governor, chief minister...