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LAHORE: Terming women empowerment necessary for development, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Wednesday that the PTI government has taken historic steps for putting an end to gender discrimination and protecting the rights of women.

During a meeting with women legislators, here on Wednesday, the CM said the government is taking all possible steps for women empowerment.

Talking about development projects, the CM said that in the past, drainage issues of Lahore were ignored but now the government has launched new projects in provincial capital while keeping in mind the need of the masses.

He assured that recommendations of women lawmakers regarding development projects will be given due consideration. No society can progress without full participation of women, he added.

He further said that public service is his core agenda. Those involved in negative politics have lost their credibility because people demand development and prosperity in their areas, he stated.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

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