Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting to review progress and implementation of Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that under “Pakian Sarkan, Saukhay Painday” programme, construction and rehabilitation of thousands kilometer rural roads at cost of billions of rupees is continuing.
He said that third phase of this programme will be completed by November 30, after which its fourth phase will be launched. He said that people living in villages have benefitted substantially under Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme and due to this revolutionary step of the Punjab government, rural economy is being set on strong foundations.
He said that Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme will change the life style of rural population and farmers will bring their agri produce to markets easily and a revolution in rural economy will usher in due to this exemplary programme. Shehbaz Sharif said that high quality roads are being constructed in rural areas of the province under this programme and protection and look after of these roads being constructed at a cost of billions of rupees is our responsibility.