OKARA - Sahiwal Division Commissioner Qazi Muhammad Ashfaq has said no slackness in completion of the ongoing development projects will be tolerated. He urged the officials concerned to keep a vigilant eye on the work and report him on daily basis.

He was presiding over a meeting here. DCO Saif Anjum, Additional District Collector Zaheer Abbas Malik, the EDO (Works) and other officers concerned also attended the meeting.

The commissioner said the contractors showing dereliction should be blacklisted and their contracts should be cancelled. He directed the EDO Education that an action be taken against derelict officials. He stressed the work on these projects should be accelerated and the DCO would personally examine the works in progress.

Later, a meeting of the revenue officers was held under the chair of Board of Revenue member Safdar Javeed and Commissioner Sahiwal and attended by revenue officers. In the meeting, matters regarding recoveries were discussed. The revenue officers intimated the meeting about problems in respect of recoveries of agri taxes. The revenue board assured the revenue officers of solving their problems.

MAN POURS ACID ON WOMAN: In Mansooraabad, a youth stormed into a house and threw acid on the face of a woman. The woman burnt badly and was shifted to a hospital.

Her face and body was burnt. Shahida married Arshad about 10 years ago. On some domestic issues, Shahida came back to her parents' house.

Meantime, SHO Mehar Yousaf said that a police team had been constituted for the arrest of the perpetrator.