The PC-1 of proposed Safari Park Multan has finally been okayed by the Punjab Government and work will begin on the project very soon. This was disclosed by Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman Irfan Elahi while chairing a meeting to review development projects of Multan division here.
He revealed that over Rs4.5 billion funds had been allocated for the development projects of Multan Division under Annual Development Programme (ADP) and out of this amount a chunk of Rs2.80 billion had been released. He said that Rs1.16 billion would be spent on construction of DHQ Hospital Multan and the project would be launched soon. He said that the Chief Minister had taken serious notice of delay in completion of different construction projects of colleges in Multan and issued direction to the authorities concerned to accomplish the projects before June 2014. He asked authorities concerned to ensure completion of education projects in Burewala, Vehari, Dunyapur and Lodhran before June 30. He also took serious notice of delay in construction of sports complex at BZ University and campus of Women University and said that some elements created hurdles in release of funds because of their ignorance.