Provision of basic services to citizens at doorsteps top priority

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Provincial Minister for Energy Dr. Akhtar Malik said on Saturday that providing basic services to citizens at their doorstep was top priority of the government.

Dr. Akhtar Malik said that the major issue of the city was drainage and provision of water supply and added that record development funds of Rs 190 billion have been allocated during current fiscal year budget.

He directed WASA officials to speed up the work on ongoing development projects of water supply and sewerage in PP-219 constituency and ensure best quality work in all projects.

Meanwhile, Managing Director Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Nasir Iqbal, giving briefing to provincial minister said that the work of laying more than 24,000 feet water supply lines in the areas of Pir Colony, Ghousabad in Union Councils 46 and 56 was in full swing.—APP

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