SHEIKHUPURA-With the establishment of better cooperation between the administration and the media, problems of the masses can be reduced drastically, the district administration stressed.

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Talking to mediamen here, the district coordination officer said that basic amenities of life can also be provided to the public in a better way. He pointed out that the public major problems, the citizens often confront like encroachment, shortage of drinking water, shabby roads and streets and poor sewerage and drainage system would be redressed in due course of time. Talking about the responsibility of media, he said that media can play an important role in eradicating evils, exploitation and injustice from the society. He said that it is responsibility of media to promote positive, constructive and healthy journalism. He stressed that it is a core responsibility of media to not only inform the civil administration about the civic problems of the people but also guide them about the resolution of their grievances. Apprising mediamen about the development projects in the district, he pledged “It is my top priority to improve infrastructure, sewerage and water supply system and to provide healthcare and educational facilities to the people at first hand.” He said that the district administration will utilize all available resources to make Sheikhupura a model district in Punjab. He informed that a number of development projects are going to be initiated to uplift the life-standard of the people. He pledged that he would make every possible effort to eradicate corruption, nepotism and favouritism from the district government departments and to make government employees in a real sense of public servants.

To a question, he apprised that 12 Sasta Ramazan Bazaars would be set up in five tehsils of the district where from the people would get quality commodities of daily use on low rates.

ADC Rao Riaz Ijaz, Admin Officer Javed Chohan and District Information Officer Pawan Singh Arora were also resent on the occasion.