Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi has said that the government is focusing on infrastructure projects on priority basis for the convenience of the masses.
The foreign minister said this while chairing a meeting of the district coordination committee on Saturday to review pace on different uplift projects in the district.
Qureshi maintained that the fruits of the South Punjab Secretariat started yielding positive results.
Despite tough circumstances, the government will continue its journey of development, he reiterated.
He instructed the district administration to conduct a technical survey in order to resolve traffic problems in the city.
He instructed heads of different departments to keep monitoring of the uplift schemes and complete these within the stipulated time period.
Special Assistant to PM on Political Affairs Malik Aamir Dogar stated that the government has released huge funds for welfare of masses.
Provincial Minister Dr Akhtar Malik also spoke on the occasion and stated that Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is taking special interest in the development of the backward areas. The work on different mega projects is in progress, he noted.
He also instructed officers to prepare a feasibility plan for flyovers at Timber Market, Tughlaq Road and Grass Mandi.
Punjab Parliamentary Secretary Nadeem Qureshi stated that the timber market should be shifted outside the city. He also focused on widening and repairs of different roads in the city.
Deputy Commissioner Aamir Kareem briefed about different ongoing projects and stated that the work was heading forward with rapid pace as per guidance of the parliamentarians.
He hinted that the work on upgradation of different tombs, under Walled City Authority would commence soon.—TLTP