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Donald Blome calls on Pervaiz Elahi


LAHORE: US Ambassador Donald Blome and Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi have agreed to advertise cooperation between the US and Pakistan within the areas of inhabitants planning, various vitality, agriculture, and water administration.

The US ambassador known as on the Punjab CM on the Chief Minister’s Office on Wednesday and mentioned issues of mutual curiosity. The CM stated the Punjab authorities welcomes the US collaboration for drug eradication.

The CM briefed the ambassador about public welfare initiatives and laws for drug-free campuses. He additionally thanked the ambassador for help to Pakistan through the coronavirus pandemic.

The CM said that Pakistan attaches a excessive worth to its relations with the United States. Reforms are being carried out in numerous sectors, and technical help from the US can be extremely appreciated on this regard, he famous.

According to Elahi, the latest laws can be enacted to rid instructional establishments of medication, and the US’ help will contribute to this. A particular anti-narcotics pressure can be arrange and people who present details about drug dealing on the campuses can be rewarded, stated the CM. Special courts will even conduct every day trials of drug sellers, he stated.

The authorities had restarted the channelization of Koh-e-Suleman water, with small dams being constructed. A plan has been put on the anvil to construct two giant dams on the Chenab River. He hoped that the US help in reference to analysis and improvement can be useful by way of growing agricultural productiveness. He hoped that cotton manufacturing would enhance considerably on account of US help.

Ambassador Donald Blome stated his nation extremely values its relations with Pakistan, significantly the cooperation with the Punjab authorities. US Consul General William Okay Makaneole, Political and Economic Chief Kathleen Gibilisco, former P&D chairman Salman Ghani, chief secretary, Chairman PBIT Fazeel Asif and others had been additionally current.

Source: www.thenews.com.pk


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