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Buzdar announces to fill 70,000 vacant posts


MULTAN: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced to fill 70,000 vacancies in health, education and other departments, saying these 70,000 jobs will help decrease unemployment in the province.
The chief minister said this while talking to the media persons during a visit to a Corona Mobile Vaccination Centre, said a statement issued on Tuesday.
He advised the opposition not to make hue and cry as the government is stable and will complete its five-year term. He said that the government would soon announce a package to combat the price-hike problem as it is fully aware of the difficulties of the common man and the prime minister would also soon announce a package to give relief to the people.
He said that the coronavirus has globally affected economies and Pakistan adopted the best strategy to control this pandemic. The CM said vaccination is the only way to prevent corona and the government of Punjab has launched “Reach Every Home” campaign for corona vaccination and one million persons would be vaccinated on a daily basis and for this purpose 18,000 mobile teams have been constituted and vaccination target of 80 million people would be achieved till December.
The chief minister asked the people to vaccinate themselves and also extend cooperation with the government to make this campaign a big success. He said he will soon make a detailed visit of Bahawalpur and Multan and would review the South Punjab Secretariat’s performance. Action would be taken against corruption and those exceeding beyond their authority, he added.
He said the government is making efforts to overcome the shortage of officers for better performance of institutions. South Punjab Secretariat has been fully empowered and amendments in rules of business and its approval was a big success of the government, CM maintained. He said that all departments would be shifted gradually to the South Punjab Secretariat.
The chief minister also inaugurated the “Reach Every Door” vaccination campaign and also reviewed the vaccination process. The chief minister was briefed that in Multan, 54 percent vaccination target has been achieved and a hundred percent vaccination target would be completed till December. – TLTP