Staff Reporter Lahore
Punjab Minister for Communications and Works Sardar Muhammad Asif Nikai has said that the provincial government welcomes the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for hiring the services of the Infrastructure Development Authority of Punjab (IDAP) for consultancy in development projects.
He was presiding over the 41st meeting of the IDAP here on Thursday. The meeting was attended by secretaries of various departments, two members of Punjab Assembly and IDAP Board members, where IDAP was approved to work as a consultancy and development firm for various projects. According to the agenda discussed in the meeting, Master Plan of City Campus of University of Chakwal, Infrastructure Development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, University of Applied Engineering and Emerging Technologies Sambrial Sialkot, Fast Track Development Projects of Ministry of Health Sciences and Patwar School Board of Revenue were handed over to the authority to provide its professional services as well as consultancy in the respective projects.
While discussing the application received by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to ask for IDAP help in different development projects specifically in health sector, Minister C&W Sardar Muhammad Asif Nikai said that we warmly welcome KPK government to collaborate with us and trusting IDAP for its professional resources. Other provinces can also get assistance from the expertise of Infrastructure Development Authority of Punjab he further added.
He said, Punjab is ready to support other provinces too at every level. Following a joint decision of all the officials present at the meeting, IDP was also allowed to provide services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Minister C&W also directed IDAP to provide consultancy for a 1000 bedded General Hospital Lahore, Judicial Complex Nankana Sahib, Kot Radha Kishan and Kasur.