Punjab govt announces to increase development budget for local govts
Shahbaz Sharif says provincial government will provide all-out support to local governments to make them financially independent.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the role of local governments is of vital importance in resolving the problems of people at grassroots level.
Presiding over a high level meeting in Lahore on Saturday, he said local governments in the province have become functional and development budget for local governments will also be increased in near future.
The Chief Minister said the provincial government will provide all-out support to local governments to make them financially independent.
Meanwhile, talking to MNA Daniyal Aziz in Lahore, he said Orange Line Metro Train will be operational soon to provide better transport facilities to the citizens.