Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated 18 projects worth 1.2 billion rupees and laid foundation of six new schemes worth 1.3 billion in Taunsa on Saturday.
He also announced to setup Taunsa University at Rs 2 billion.
The Chief Minister visited Darg an area of Baluchistan, Phagla, and Vahua of tehsil Koh-e-Sulaiman and tehsil Taunsa Dera Ghazi Khan.
The Chief Minister inaugurated Shah Suleiman Stadium, Sports Gymnasium and Pannahgah whereas Rescue 1122 Centers for Fazila Kach and Barthi. The Chief Minister also inaugurated Border Military Police Station for Hangoon Kuch, Fazila Kach, Mubarki and Barthi.
Usman Buzdar also inaugurated Kamal Park, City Park and Food Godown Park, installation of Tuff Tile in Union Council Boher, Makooldona, roads from Kalma Chowk to Sanghar and from Kalma Chowk to Mohalla Sheikhanwala, road from Indus Highway to Basti Hadmar, Basti Bait Ashraf Road.
The Chief Minister inaugurated sewerage and tuff tile in Kharar Buzdar Union Council Mubaraki, Metal Road Fazila Kach Dostlani Market and sewerage and tuff tile road in Sardar Kalat Union Council Barthi.
Usman Buzdar also inaugurated Mines and Minerals Dispensaries at Daaher, Galki and Salaar Band.
Usman Buzdar laid the foundation stone of 17 km long from Chowki wala to Atomic Energy dual carriage way road.
Moreover, he also laid the foundation stone of 5 km long Indus High School Road from Indus High Kot Mor to Tain via Basti Laghari Jarlagari Road, from Indus Highway Naari South to Langerwali Road.
The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of Rest House in Taunsa and a Social Security Hospital in Chowkiwala.
He said that the Sangher Bridge project has been approved and this project will cost Rs. 58 crore.
The contract for Lalu Daira Shah embankment has been awarded which will cost of Rs 11 billion. He asserted that sewerage system would be improved in Taunsa city at a cost of Rs. 62 crore.
The Chief Minister said that project of Shorkot, Layyah, Taunsa, Chowkiwala, Barthi, Chhapar Baluchistan Road is being reviewed. The estimated cost of this project is Rs 29 billion. 132 KW grid is also being set up in Barthi.
Indus Highway road from Ramak to Kashmoor will be repaired. Recruitment has been approved for 329 posts in Baluch Levy and 145 posts in Border Military Police.
The Chief Minister inaugurated Rescue 1122 Center and Police Station in Vahua and a Rescue 1122 Satellite Center for Tibi Qaisrani.
The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone of 12 development schemes worth over Rs. 1 billion for the people of Vahua.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the phase-1 of project of 21 km long Koher to Phula Road.
He also announced the facility of NADRA van for the people of Phaghla so that their NIC can be provided at their doorsteps.
He further stated that facilities including Mobile Veterinary Dispensary, Satellite Center and 3G coverage will be provided in Phaghla adding Rescue 1122 ambulance service for Tamman Qaisrani.
Approval of setting up of Border Military Police Station Shamtala has been given. Till to date no Chief Minister or Minister had ever visited these areas. Now these areas will not remain backward anymore.
The Chief Minister was briefed about the progress on the supply of electricity to the area by MEPCO.
He said that Punjab government is always here to serve the Baluchi brethren.
Usman Buzdar said that he has come with the message of love and brotherhood for the Baluchi brothers and sisters as Baluchistan is his second home.