Amin inaugurates water, gas supply schemes

Raza Naqvi

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has issued directives to the concerned authorities to determine the ratio of hydal profit percentage which is to be given to Attock district.

He said this while addressing gatherings after inaugurating water and gas supply scheme to village Qibla Bandi here Saturday.

Malik Amin said “We do not believe in hollow slogans and the politics of drains and culverts and taking such steps for the district which will result in prosperity of the people and development of this district”.

He said Punjab has received Rs 53 billion as hydal profit from Ghazi Barotha Hydro Power Project which is working in Attock district and the benefit of this hydal profit is the right of the people of this district which will soon be determined as this is constitutional right of the area.

Malik Amin said, water filteration plants have been installed in different areas of Attock, Hazro and Hasanabdal to ensure provision of hygenically clean drinking water to the people and also to ensure control water borne diseases.

Malik Amin said that Rs 4 billion would be spent on provision of gas facility to more than 30 villages of NA 56 Attock.

He said, Regional campus of Allama Iqbal University, Attock University, Mother and Child Hospital and Nursing College will be built in Attock while establishing of Agriculture University is under construction and all these projects are costing billions of rupees.

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