Faisalabad: According to media sources, Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht declared on Wednesday (October 13) that all of the PKR 13 billion development initiatives under the Faisalabad District Development Programme will be finished by the end of the current fiscal year.
According to the information provided, the development projects include a cutting-edge urban transportation system and tackling the problem of clean drinking water, as well as Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) and municipal. The existing government, according to the minister, would change the face of Faisalabad. The Faisalabad Ring Road, he continued, must be included in the development plan.
In addition, the finance minister directed Deputy Commissioner Faisalabad to set a deadline for the completion of ongoing development projects and to update the details of the schemes at the next meeting. He also requested that the Department of Transportation do a feasibility study for the city’s transportation system.
Furthermore, Minister of State for Broadcasting Farrukh Habib stated that work on ongoing road projects should be accelerated. He revealed that the issue with development programmes is not a lack of finances, but rather a slow pace of work. Minister Habib noted that the Chief Minister’s package should contain a definite timeline for the completion of the road projects.