Amritsar:Revenue and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday said that SAD-BJP combine believe in delivering what promised, whereas Congress and AAP were limited to making false promises only. He said that the ruling alliance will contest ensuing Vidhan Sabha elections on the sole agenda of development. He said that the present government has created a world class infrastructure in the state by making it power surplus, ensuring best road and air connectivity besides setting up of state of art institutions.
Earlier, Majithia inaugurated a state-of-the-art Press Club here and presented it as a New Year gift to the Amritsar Media fraternity. This club was constructed at the cost of Rs 2.50 crore by the Punjab government on the prime land in new Amritsar. Majithia said that newly constructed press club building was especially designed keeping in view the modern day requirements and to ensure all facilities for media persons. He also announced the setting up of modern press room equipped with computers to facilitate media to operate even from press club. He urged media persons to collectively work for making this new facility as country’s best press club and assured every possible help from the state government. He also announced to provide computers and gym to the Amritsar Press Club.
Majithia directed the Deputy Commissioner Amritsar to conduct a transparent election of Press Club Management committee within three week so that this Press Club should be made fully functional under the direct control of the media fraternity. He thanked the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for realising the dream of setting up of a Press Club at Amritsar.
He said that after some time the newly setup press club will become a central point as Amritsar being a World famous tourist destination due to its religious and historical importance attracts numerous dignitaries. This will provide them an ideal space to interact with the media to convey their message. He said that the recent successful conduct of an International Conference titled “Heart of Asia” presided by the Prime Minster of India and attended by many International dignitaries including President of Afghanistan and this had became possible only due to overall world class infrastructure created by SAD-BJP government in the holy city.
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