LAHORE: From Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif, a ceremony was held on Saturday in the honour of chiefs of institutions, officers and staff who showed excellent performance for the completion of the first phase of the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI).
The organizers held the ceremony in connection with the Quaid-e-Azam Day. The chief minister distributed cash prizes and certificates to the chiefs of institutions, officers and the staff.
Addressing the ceremony, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said: ” I am very pleased to host a ceremony for you and we are gathered here to praise and encourage those who played a vital role in the completion of the first phase of the PKLI and organizers of the ceremony on the Quaid-e-Azam Day.
He said: ” You are the heroes of the nation and the whole team of the PKLI worked round-the-clock to complete it in time”. He added they worked with determination and courage, and completed the equal-to-impossible project in time.
He said every patient admitted to the hospital would pray for them and they will earn blessings of this life and hereafter through this project.
He said: ” We completed the Sahiwal 1320 MW coal project six month before the deadline and officer Muhammad Nidhi Chaudhary played praiseworthy role in its completion and a cash price of 2 million rupees was awarded to him for his encouragement. He said the completion of this project before deadline has boosted the national economy.
The chief minister said: ” I also congratulate the organizers of the Quaid-e-Azam Day ceremony and in this ceremony the founder leaders of Pakistan and those who sacrificed their lives for the creation of the country were presented glowing tributes.
He said: ” We have brought about revolution in education, health, energy, road infrastructure and other sectors. He said Shahre Khamoshan was a great project of Lahore that had been completed and similar projects will also be set up in other parts of the province.
The CM said work on a mega project on the provision of potable water was continuing at the fast place. He said mega projects in the energy sector had helped elimination of loadshedding.
Shehbaz Sharif said 90,000 children working in brick kilns had been enrolled in schools and these children will ensure a bright future for Pakistan.
He said provincial ministers, lawmakers and bureaucrats were my team and working for the service of the people. He said hardwork of my team gave courage to me and Chief Secretary
Captain (retired) Zahid Saeed, chairman P&D Jahanzeb Khan, Secretary to CM Imdadullah Bosal and Secretary Information Raja Jahangir Anwar were hard worker members of my team and all APNS delegations who called on me have praised Raja Jahangir Anwar and called him a gem.
Provincial ministers Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, Khwaja Salman Rafiq, president PKL I Trust Dr Saeed Akhtar also addressed the ceremony.