CM expresses satisfaction with speed of ADP funds’ utilization

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Governor CM Parvez Elahi

Jampur given district status at request of politicians, people, says Elahi

Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi-led provincial government has set a new record by utilizing Rs.249 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year. This has been made possible due to good governance and effective monitoring of development projects.

During this period, Rs.89 billion more were spent under the annual development program than in the previous financial year. Rs.160 billion was used under ADP during the first six months of the previous fiscal year.

The CM has expressed satisfaction with the speed of ADP funds’ utilization and appreciated the performance of Chief Secretary Abdullah Sumbal, Chairman P&D Board Wasif Khurshid and their teams.

He has termed it an important achievement and hoped that the provincial government would set a record for the maximum utilization of development funds. The timely utilization of funds would ensure the completion of projects within their timeframes to ensure that the people could benefit from the fruits of development, he added.

Meanwhile, Provincial Minister Sardar Hasnain Bahadur Dreshak called on Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at his office and thanked the CM for giving a district status to Jampur.

You have fulfilled our long-standing demand by giving tehsil status to Dajal and Muhammadpur. You have won our hearts and this would be remembered always; he said and invited Chief Minister Parvez Elahi to visit Jampur.

The CM said that Jampur has been given district status at the request of politicians and the people.

There would be sustainable development and new job opportunities would also be created. The service delivery process will be improved in Jampur, Mohammadpur and Dajal areas, he concluded. Provincial Advisor Aamir Saeed Raan was also present