Four ‘metropolitan centres’ will be established in Multan under the 20-year master plan of the Multan Development Authority.
It was stated by District Coordination Officer Syed Gulzar Husain Shah while presiding over a meeting of the MDA
The DCO said the metropolitan centres would be established at various locations of the city and these centres would be given the names of Industrial, Commercial, Educational and Green Park. Each center would be spread of over 1000 acres.
He said Industrial, Commercial and Educational centres would generate resources themselves while funds for Green Park would be provided by the government.
He said land for the metropolitan centres had been selected at Budhla Sunt, Matti Tul, Old Shujabad Road and near Head Muhammadwala and Northern Bypass.
He said the educational center would have the status like that of Tech City and Silicon Valley in which agro-based, civil, livestock and general industry institutions would be established besides launching software and eye-tech centres.
He said the industrial centre would be completely an agro-based city while for the project of Green park 5000 acres land had been selected near Head Muhammadwala and Northern Bypass where Multan gymkhana, country club, adventure zone, golf course and Multan museum would be established.
He said under the Multan Beautification Plan a project for tourist zone consisting of Qila Kuhna Qasim Bagh, Kheyam Cinema and Waterworks Road would be established and funds for this project would be provided by the Punjab government.
He termed the approval of the 20-year master plan for Multan an extraordinary step.