MULTAN TO GET PROJECTS WORTH BILLIONS, BIG CITY NOTIFICATION IN 48 HOURS
Earlier, he announced to issue the notification of big city status for Multan in next 48 hours. The CM has twice promised to give big city status to Multan in the past but the promise could not be fulfilled. He further told the journalists that the first phase of Metro bus-service Project would begin by December 30, 2014.
He announced to revive Government Degree College for Women Chowk Kachehri, saying the Women University would be set up at its own space. The CM declared that water filtration plants would be installed at union council level and a Water Filtration Authority would be set up to look after these plants. He said that 500 acre land for Nawaz Sharif Agriculture University was allocated in Jalalpur Pirwala. He assured the journalists that the funds of Journalist Colony would be transferred to MDA while 14 police stations would be made model after their shifting to their own buildings. He assured the residents of Multan that the projects like Ring Road, Motorway and other roads would be accomplished in shortest possible time. He declared that special budget would be allocated for the uplift of health and education sectors in Multan.
Punjab Minister Ch Abdul Waheed Arain, MNA Javed Ali Shah, MPAs Shahzad MAqbool Bhutta, Sultana Shaheen and Muhammad Ali Khokhar and other notables were also present on this occasion.
In Another NewsHe gave approval to the project of 11-kilometre-long western bypass in Multan. He also gave approval to Rs 10 million funds for the construction of Ring Road. The chief minister issued instructions for the completion of flyover at Chungi No 6 on urgent basis. Addressing a meeting with regard to law and order situation, Shahbaz Sharif issued instructions to provide funds and land for setting up 22 police stations in Multan region.