Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting which reviewed various matters regarding ‘Greater Iqbal Project’.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Pakistan was achieved after supreme sacrifices under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam.
He said that Pakistan Movement is unprecedented in the history of the world.
He said that it is a national responsibility to apprise the young generation of the sacrifices of the national heroes during struggle for independence and Greater Iqbal Project is of vital importance in this regard.
He said that this project is the first and a unique project of Asia with regard to history.
Shehbaz Sharif said that under this project, a history museum will also be set up regarding Pakistan Movement while a gallery for national heroes will also be established where their pictures would be displayed.
He said that special programmes will be arranged for highlighting the aims and objectives of Pakistan Movement.
He said that storyteller bench will also be a part of Greater Iqbal Project.
The Chief Minister directed that setting up of audio-video center with regard to struggle for creation of Pakistan should also be considered and final recommendations be presented after completing planning for this purpose.
He said that Greater Iqbal Project will be a milestone in apprising young generation of the sacrifices made during Pakistan Movement, therefore, the steering committee should implement this project speedily.
Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said that Greater Iqbal Project will be a masterpiece of standard and will play a key role in highlighting the cultural and historical heritage of Pakistan besides provision of recreational facilities to the citizens.
Director General Walled City Lahore, Commissioner Lahore Division, District Coordination Officer Lahore, Director General PHA, Yousaf Salah-ud-Din and women representatives of Citizens Archive of Pakistan attended the meeting.