LAHORE - Taking notice of delay in completion of development schemes of District Special Package 2010-12, Commissioner Lahore Jawad Rafiq Malik has ordered to suspend the officials concerned after inquiry.

He was presiding over a review meeting held at commissioner office on Thursday regarding pending work of ongoing development schemes. The meeting was attended by the officers from four districts of the Lahore Division.

During meeting, the Commissioner took strict notice of the delay in the completion of such development schemes which were scheduled to be completed till March 30 but only 72 percent work could be completed so far.  The department concerned also failed to purchase and provide furniture, machinery and ambulances, approved for the hospitals and schools. He ordered the officers to purchase such machinery within a week.

The Commissioner was told that the delay in releasing cheques and funds for the completion of these schemes are the main reason of delay in completion of work.