Rs2.4bn released for development projects in Islamabad


Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Capital Development Authority Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan on Sunday said that Rs 2.45 billion has been released for various development projects in Islamabad.
Addressing a joint press conference along with PTI’s legislator Khurram Nawaz in the federal capital, Ali Nawaz said that the government allocated Rs 1.86bn for education and Rs 4.46bn for health sector in Islamabad. He further said that over Rs650 million have been allocated for provision of potable water.
The special assistant said that three pedestrian bridges will be constructed in the federal capital to facilitate general public. He said that hospitals will be upgraded to provide better health facilities to the residents of the federal capital.—INP