Buzdar promises major development package for Attock

Raza Naqvi

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar has said that Attock is like his second home and he keeps the people of the area close to his heart. A major package for the development and welfare of Attock will be announced soon.

He expressed these views while addressing a gathering after visiting the shrine of Hazrat Khawaja Amir Ahmad Chishti (RA) in Basal Sharif Attock.

He was accompanied by Member National Assembly Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq, Provincial Minister for Revenue Punjab Col (retd) Malik Muhammad Anwar, Provincial Minister for Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Mal Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari, Senior Leader PTI Malik Khurram Ali Khan, Commissioner Rawalpindi Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah and RPO Rawalpindi Imran Ahmar.

Sajada Nasheen of shrine Nizam-ul-Din welcomed the chief minister. The Chief Minister laid a wreath on the shrine and offered Fateha.

Later addressing the people of the area, he said that his family has a centuries-old relationship with Basal.

The people of his area come from Mount Sulaiman to visit the shrine of Basal Sharif Khawaja Amir Ahmad Chishti (RA).

Attock lives in their heart and a huge amount of money has been allocated for its development and a very big package will be announced soon.

He said that Rs. 360 billion had been allocated for all the districts this year. A new era of development has begun and he is visiting every district, tehsil, and village in this regard.

Chief Minister said that he was making every effort to equip every village of Punjab with facilities and all possible steps were being taken in this regard.

Earlier, Member National Assembly Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq, representing the area welcomed Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar on his arrival.

Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq demanded from the Chief Minister of Punjab to declare Basal a model village where water supply, maintenance and repair of roads, upgradation of Darbar-e-Alia, upgradation of schools, establishment of a university in the name of Khawaja Amir Ahmed, sports stadium, construction of eid gah, supply of sui gas and other facilities.

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