LAHORE, March 1, 2013, Friday, the Chief Minister, Punjab Shahbaz Sharif announced to regularize the contract employees all over the Punjab, as per estimate more than 1 lac (100,000) contract employees will be regularized. Last time the contract employees were regularized in 2009 since then all employees were servicing on contract basis. The summary was sent to CM, Punjab for approval last month but was pending due to huge burden of ongoing project meetings. After approving the summary sent back it to Finance Department for issuing the notification, today CM finally announced. Notification will be issued within two (2), days.