Staff Reporter Narowal
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar announced a special development package of 5.12 billion rupees during his visit to Narowal on Monday and laid the foundation stone of three projects under the second phase of the Naya Pakistan Manzalian Asan Program.
He also visited the corona vaccination centre and inspected the jail during the visit. Talking to the media, the CM said the expansion of three roads of 17 kilometres length has been started with an amount of Rs231 million.
Similarly, Rs5.12 billion will be spent on 39 different projects adding that supply and drainage of water, roads and other projects will be completed in Zafarwal and Shakargarh with Rs840 million rupees.
1.70 billion rupees will be spent on the construction of 33-kilometres long Narowal-Zafarwal road and Syed Chiragh Shah Bypass, he added.
Meanwhile, Rs188 million will be spent on the up-gradation of schools and 38-kilometre long Narowal-Muridke road will be built through public-private partnership mode with an amount of Rs2.40 billion, he said.
Punjab government has approached the federal government to include linkage of Narowal and Narang Mandi with Lahore-Sialkot motorway in its PSDP, he added.
This project will be completed with 25.34 billion, he further said. Meanwhile, the CM said 10.35 billion are being spent on 111 ongoing schemes.
Shakargarh to Zafarwal and Kartarpur to Darbar Sahib roads’ improvement projects will be completed with 1.16 billion rupees.