Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that the establishment of the South Punjab secretariat is the symbol of development and prosperity of the areas which, have previously been neglected.
Addressing a ground breaking ceremony of the South Punjab Secretariat, the prime minister said that according to statistics, the area consisted of 33 per cent population of Punjab province, but in the past only 17 percent of the budget allocation was made.
The prime minister said they had also decided that South Punjab would get its due job quota according to its size and population. All the issues of the area would be resolved in the secretariat.
He said “South Punjab secretariat is a historical event, a new beginning for South Punjab province and a transition.”