LAHORE - Head of British Labour Party and ex-foreign secretary, Mr David Miliband called on Punjab Governor on Tuesday and assured all out help to Pakistan in different sectors.
Governor sarwar briefed him about Punjab government’s mega projects regarding provision of basic health and education facilities to the people here. He also talked about in detail about government’s initiative to provide clean drinking water to the citizens through installation of water filtration plants.
Mr Miliband told the governor that his country was already investing money in the fields of education, health and information technology in Punjab and would further enhance this cooperation in future.
PITB Chairman Dr Omer Saif while giving briefing to the delegation informed that government departments with the help of smart phones were providing modem facilities to the citizens in health, education, agriculture, revenue record, legislation and other sectors.
He said that all books of syllabus especially of science subjects from 6th to 10th class will be available on internet to the students of important districts of Punjab in the near future and they will serve as a tuition centre. He said that the government and people will also be provided complete information about the diseases and correct data about the patients visiting hospitals and health centers in the province.
David Miliband who has also served as Foreign Secretary of Britain appreciated the projects of Punjab Information Technology Board. The members of the delegation evinced keen interest in the pictorial proofs obtained through geotag monitoring and smart phones regarding the performance of various departments helping the government representatives to gain knowledge about their efficiency.