Narowal: According to sources, during his visit to Narowal on Monday, CM Usman Buzdar announced a special development package worth Rs5.12 billion and laid the foundation stone for three projects under the second phase of the Naya Pakistan Manzalian Asan Programme.
He also went to the Corona Vaccination Center and looked around the prison.
The CM told the media that work on the expansion of three 17-kilometer roads had begun for Rs231.3 million. Similarly, Rs5.12 billion will be spent on 39 schemes, with Rs840 million going to water supply and drainage, highways, and other proposals in Zafarwal and Shakargarh. The construction of the 33-kilometer Narowal-Zafarwal Road and Syed Chiragh Shah Bypass would cost Rs1.70 billion.
He said Rs188 million would be spent on school upgrades, and a Rs2.40 billion public-private partnership would be used to construct the 38-kilometer Narowal-Muridke Road.
The Punjab government, according to Buzdar, has approached the Centre about connecting Narowal and Narang Mandi to the Lahore-Sialkot highway.
According to the CM, Rs10.35 billion is being spent on 111 ongoing projects. The road improvement projects from Shakargarh to Zafarwal and Kartarpur to Darbar Sahib will cost Rs1.16 billion. He said that for Rs213.5 million, 80 percent of the upgrade of Zafarwal BHU to THQ hospital had been completed.
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Buzdar unexpectedly paid a visit to the district jail, inspecting different barracks.
Parliamentarians, PTI ticket holders, and office-bearers met with the CM. He gave orders for the area’s problems to be resolved.
Buzdar ordered the Chief Minister’s Inspection Team (CMIT) to investigate the Narowal-Muridke road project and send a report to him in response to Ibrarul Haq’s complaint.
He opened the Sahara for Life Trust’s Pharma-D (Pharmacy) College in Narowal’s Sughra Shafi Medical Complex.
Syed Saeed ul Hassan Shah, the Auqaf Minister, Ibrarul Haq, the Commissioner, the DC, and members of the administration were also in attendance.