Shahbaz seeks Turkish cooperation for traffic improvement


Salim Ahmed

A high level delegation of transportation unit of metropolitan municipality Istanbul headed by Mr. Mukremin Kara called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here today. Ideas regarding upgrading of traffic system, traffic re-engineering, improved parking plans, traffic planning and cooperation in road engineering in Lahore and other congested mega cities of Pakistan were discussed in the meeting.
While addressing Turkish delegation, CM has said that fraternal relation of Turkish and Pakistani people is turning into fruitful economic cooperation and Turkey has always stood for Pakistan in the hour of need. He said that Istanbul enjoys the best traffic system and their cooperation for improving ours is extremely cheered. Punjab Government will provide Turkish with every desired assistance also recommendations of Turkish Experts team will be taken under consideration and quick implementation will be ensured. Best traffic system depicts a well-mannered society and we need to initiate quick plans to mend traffic system of all the mega cities of Punjab as smooth flow of traffic saves time and fuel, he added.
Turkish delegation at this occasion said that Pakistan is our second home and people over there hold deep love for Pakistanis. They assured that every required cooperation will be granted to Punjab Government for traffic management.
Provincial Minister Jehangir Khanzada, senior leader PML (N) Khawaja Ahmed Hassan, Sectary Transport, Commissioner Lahore Division, Mayor Lahore and other concerned officials attended the meeting.

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