LAHORE - Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the revolutionary vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan will change the destination of the country and the nation.

“Women should play effective role for development and progress in the country. The PTI government will take practical measures for the protection of the women,” CM Buzdar said while talking to MPA Uzma Kardar who called on him at CM Office.

“Effective planning will be made for jobs of women. The stress will be laid on job opportunities for women living in rural areas,” he said. He said the policies of PM Imran Khan will guarantee the prosperity of Pakistan. He said principles of transparency and merit will be followed.

Separately, Mayor of Dera Ghazi Khan Shahid Hameed called on Buzdar at the CM Office here Saturday. He congratulated the chief minister for his election to the office and also presented a bouquet to the CM. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said local government institutions play the vital role in the resolution of the problems of the people at the lower level. He said we will empower local government institutions and an effective system of check and balance will be implemented. He said new system of local government is the need of the hour and we have started speedy work for new local government institutions. He said the PTI government will take speedy measures to resolve the problems of Dera Ghazi khan and DG Khan will be brought at a par with developed areas.

Imran to keep word: Alvi

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate for presidential election Dr Arif Alvi said here on Saturday that Prime Minister Imran Khan would fulfil all promises made with the people, APP reported. Talking to the media, he said that many departments in the country needed proper attention.

He said, "If I will be elected as president I will be the president of the whole country not of any specific province". Breakfast was hosted in the honour of Dr Arif Alvi by Ch Sarwar at a local hotel. PTI leader Imran Ismail and others were present on the occasion.