LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived right here on Tuesday afternoon on a brief go to and presided over conferences on the Ravi Riverfront City Growth Authority and on worth hike.
Mr Khan landed within the metropolis at round 4.40pm and left for the federal capital by 8pm after the 2 conferences.
He was accompanied by Minister for Info Shibli Faraz, Minister for Meals Safety and Analysis Syed Fakhar Imam and his particular assistant on accountability Shahzad Akbar.
Presiding over the worth management assembly, the premier confirmed his displeasure over rising costs of eatables. “What pinches me the most is price hike making people’s life difficult,” he mentioned whereas directing officers to make sure “stern action” towards hoarders.
Tells Buzdar to make sure well timed work on Ravi Riverfront undertaking
Chief Secretary Jawwad Rafique assured the prime minister that no scarcity of wheat and sugar can be allowed within the province.
Mr Fakhar advised the assembly that imported wheat had began arriving within the nation and Punjab had already obtained 57,000 tonnes.
The prime minister was given an in depth briefing on availability and costs of necessities and he ordered streamlining of imports to beat the scarcity of meals gadgets and worth hike within the nation.
He additionally presided over a gathering on the Ravi Riverfront City Growth undertaking and requested Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to remain alert and be sure that it should not endure any delay.
“The project will not only create employment opportunities at a massive scale, but also fetch huge foreign investment. It should not be delayed for any reason,” he mentioned.
Earlier, the prime minister held conferences with the chief secretary and inspector common of police.
Revealed in Daybreak, October 21st, 2020