Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the new examination center of Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) at Johar Town on Wednesday. He examined the security arrangements and other facilities being provided to the candidates. The four-storey center has been established on an area of 10 kanal with an amount of Rs36 crore. 24 exam halls are set up for around five thousand candidates. The chief minister expressed the hope that digital information system will help the candidates to seek necessary information and added that the same latest system should also be adopted in other departments. He said that the role of PPSC is pivotal in bringing out talented candidates having a passion for public service. Merit is the foundation of the new Pakistan and it will be promoted at every level. He said that only those nations excel who encourage and promote merit-based talent. The government has promoted a merit-based culture and recruitments are being made purely on merit, he added. Chairman PPSC Lt. Gen. (R) Maqsood Ahmad, PPSC members and others were also present on the occasion.