Multan to be made capital of South Punjab


Adviser to the Prime Minister on political affairs Malik Amir Dogar Monday said Multan would be made the provincial capital of South Punjab in future and exemplary development and progress would be made in the area. Addressing a meeting held in connection with discussion of new development projects for Multan city, Malik Amir Dogar said the federal as well as provincial governments would be requested for special funds for Multan package.
He said that funds would be spent on development projects of public facilitation. He said that sewerage, roads, expansion of roads, upgradation of educational institutes and hospitals would be added in Multan package. The adviser said the prime minister believes in development of rural areas, adding that funds would be sought for expansion of Shujabad to Jalalpur Pirwala road while installation of sewerage system at Qadarpur Raan and other rural areas of the city would also be completed on top priority.—APP