Four land record centres to open in two months

LAHORE, May 25: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said computerisation of land record is being swiftly carried out.

Service centres will be inaugurated in Saddar and Lahore Cantonment, Lodhran and Hafizabad within next two months. Whereas in other districts, service centers will start functioning by the end of the year, a handout quoted him as saying.

Presiding over a meeting to review the progress on the project, he expressed hope that people would get rid of corrupt mafia and it would also facilitate them in getting ownership deed, transfer of land and other matters.Land Record Management Information System Project Director Irfan Elahi briefed the meeting on various aspects of the initiative. Sharif said the project would rid people of exploitation and help prevent forgery and land-grabbing. He formed a committee to facilitate execution of the project.