World Bank’s regional advisor for South Asia meets Shehbaz Sharif

World Bank’s Advisor Regional Economic Corporation for South Asia, Haroon Sharif met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, economy has been strengthened due to economic reforms of present government.

International institutions are acknowledging the strengthened economy and increasing the growth rate of Pakistan, he added.

Shehbaz Sharif said that present government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance against the corruption. He said that the effective steps have been taken for the eradication of corruption during the tenure of Nawaz Sharif, due to which, a visible decrease has been noticed in the corruption which has been appreciated at local and international level.

The chief minister said that culture of standard, speed and transparency has been promoted in the projects and national resources of billions of rupees have been saved; and they are being spent on the provision of quality facilities to the masses.

He said that Punjab government has computerised land record of 55 million rural populations and the assistance of the World Bank is appreciable in this regard.

Land Record Authority has also been set up to facilitate the process while Punjab government is also launching computerization programme of the urban land.

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