CBD Punjab project for infrastructure, economic development registered

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Punjab Central Business District Development Authority (PCBDDA), has registered Pakistan’s first business district Central business District (CBD Punjab), as a flagship project on the development landscape of Punjab. CBD Punjab is a business hub that has emerged as an economic bone for the province of Punjab.

To upgrade the infrastructure of Lahore, the authority has started construction of CBD Punjab Boulevard and Kalma Chowk Underpass remodeling for a cost of Rs 4.2 billion. In order to complete the project on time out of a total of 2000 retaining piles, 1200 retaining piles have been completed in a very short period of time which is a great milestone. CEO of CBD Punjab, Mr. Imran Amin is personally overseeing the progress of the CBD Punjab Boulevard and Kalma Chowk underpass remodeling project and is spending more time with the technical team on-site and directed the employees of the authority to complete the project by February 2023, so that the residents of Lahore, can get relief from the temporary problems they are facing due to constructions works.

Executive Director Technical, of CBD Punjab, Mr.Riaz Hussain has said, that “The authority has allocated a budget of approx. Rs 11 billion for development works, along with the completion of retaining piles on the Kalma Chowk Underpass remodeling project, the construction of the parking plaza at the CBD Punjab project site is also in full swing. The pouring of the parking plaza roof has been completed today, almost 430 cubic meters (m3) of concrete has been poured into the roof of the parking plaza. As directed by our CEO Mr. Imran Amin to ensure the uninterrupted flow of traffic, we have expedited the construction work to the maximum”.

A comprehensive alternative traffic plan for the complete closure of Kalma Chowk underpass is being prepared which will be communicated to the public soon. The CBD Punjab administration is committed to completing the 365-meter-long underpass before the stipulated time for the convenience of the people.