Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif paid a surprise visit to Greater Iqbal Park after visiting Mazar-e-Iqbal on the eve of Yaum-e-Iqbal, today. The Chief Minister reviewed pace of work and various parts of the park. Commissioner Lahore Division and Director General PHA gave a briefing to the Chief Minister on the development work.
The Chief Minister also inspected the lake, dancing fountains, food court, parking area and play area as well as other sections being built in the Greater Iqbal Park and issued on the spot instructions to authorities concerned. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Greater Iqbal Park is the first and a unique project that would apprise younger generation of the importance of Pakistan ideology. He said that Pakistan was achieved after supreme sacrifices under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam.
He said that Pakistan Movement is unprecedented in the history of the world. He said that it is national obligation to introduce new generation with the sacrifices of the founders of the country during Pakistan Movement.
He said that Greater Iqbal Park is very important with regard to highlighting the importance of Pakistan Movement and unprecedented sacrifices of national heroes. He said that a history museum is also being constructed under the project relating to Pakistan Movement and this project is a milestone to apprise the new generation of the sacrifices made during struggle for freedom.