CM Punjab announces Rs2bn development package for Harappa

CM Punjab announces Rs2bn development package for Harappa

Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar visited Harappa and announced development package at a cost of two billion rupees.

According to hand out, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that a strategy had been devised to resolve public problems at grassroots level.

He said that half of the amount would be used for roads repair while rupees 500 million would be used for water supply and sewerage improvement. Similarly, rupees 500 million would be spent on construction of overhead bridge and underpass at railway crossing.

The CM further announced to develop 2000 villages, including that of Sahiwal, as model villages, adding that Sahiwal teaching hospital would be made functional soon. Cardiology institute would be constructed in Sahiwal and expressway would be constructed for Sahiwal from Samundri Interchange to facilitate different districts. The CM affirmed that a programme had been devised to give universal health coverage to every citizen, adding that Sahiwal and DG Khan division were included in the first phase as PM Imran Khan would soon launch this programme in Sahiwal.

He said as many as 10,000 policemen are being recruited along with the provision of 650 new vehicles. He further said that eighteen billion rupees development package had been announced for Sahiwal through Punjab intermediate cities improvement investment programme. Governor Chaudhry Sarwar in his address stated that the government wanted to introduce a judicious system of justice and development on the pattern of the state of Madina.

Source: Radio Pakistan