CM vows to achieve goal of composite development

Amraiz Khan

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday said that the fertile land of Sahiwal has, rapidly, emerged as the administrative and trade hub as it has a strong potential for agro-based industries.

He stated this while addressing a ceremony held to start mega development projects in Sahiwal on Friday. Sharing details of development work, Usman Buzdar said that peripheral areas of Harappa and Chichawatni will also enjoy the fruits of development as a two billion rupees package has been announced for each area. The development package includes numerous projects of water supply, underpass and roads’ construction, wildlife park, tehsil sports complex, grounds, sewerage and provision of health and educational facilities, he added.

“Sahiwal has become a focus of attention of PTI as I have conducted more than five visits to this city to hold meetings with people from a cross-section of society. My team is working to implement feasible recommendations,” he added. The chief minister emphasized that cities are being transformed to enjoy modern facilities adding that provision of modern municipal services is being started in Sahiwal with a cost of Rs 18 billion under Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Program.

Government has also saved a sum of Rs110 million through open international tendering, he added. He said, Sahiwal and Sialkot will emerge as engines of growth as a waste management academy and waste segregation plant have been inaugurated in Sahiwal along with the start of Ehsaas Program, Hunarmand Nojawan Program and Punjab Rozgar Scheme. Buzdar said that the foundation stone of 120-bed Sahiwal institute of cardiology has been laid along with upgradation of a teaching hospital.
Along with it, a universal healthcare program is going to be started as well to give free treatment facilities to Rs120 million people of the province, he added. He termed the incumbent government as farmer-friendly which started to devise agricultural policy way back in 2019 and informed that important agricultural projects have been started during the last two years with an amount of 90.70 billion rupees.


Women MPAs including Momina Waheed, Aasia Amjad, Ayesha Nawaz and Shaheena Karim Khosa called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to discuss different issues.
The MPAs appreciated that the CM strives to resolve problems while giving respect and honour to the assembly members.

Meanwhile, Punjab assembly members including Mian Muhammad Akhtar Hayat, Ch. Liaqat Ali, Saleem Sarwar Jora, Ghulam Ali Asghar Khan, Ch. Iftikhar Hussain, Ahmed Khan, Amin Ullah Khan, Mamoon Tarar, Muhammad Arshad Ch, and Chief Whip Syed Abbas Ali Shah met with Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and discussed different problems relating to their constituencies.

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