Chief Minister Punjab Lays Foundation Stone and inaugurates Numerous Development Projects in DG Khan

Ministries Official News

Lahore, September 19, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of numerous development schemes during his visit to Fazla Kuch and Barthi in the tribal area of DG Khan on Friday. He laid the foundation stone of upgradation of BHU to the rural health centre in Fazla Kuch and inaugurated arazi record centre. He also announced to construct four small dams in Kohi Sulman area and inaugurated the schools’ solarisation program to convert 1066 DG Khan Schools to solar energy.

The CM also laid the foundation of the sports stadium project, inaugurated rescue 1122 motorbike ambulance service for Koh-e-Suleman, water filtration plant, up-gradation of boys high school to higher secondary level and anti-polio drive. During his visit to Barthi, the CM launched rescue 1122 motorbike ambulance service and announced upgradation of government boys high school to higher secondary level. He also inaugurated an arazi record centre and conversion of 55 schools to solar energy. He announced that girls students have been provided with a van to solve their transport issue.

Addressing the ceremony, the CM told that 75 per cent work of 35-km long Musakhel-Taunsa Road, costing Rs.2.75 billion, has been completed. This vital link will improve road connectivity between Punjab and Balochistan, he added. The government has expanded the development process to backward and remote areas. The localities, where past rulers never set foot, are enjoying the fruits of development today; he stated and announced to develop quality education institutions in tribal areas along with improving the healthcare facilities.

Usman Buzdar also attended a local gathering of notables, muqadmeen and tribal elders and issued directions on the applications of locals who brought their complaints into the notice of the CM. The destiny of all the peoples of the province will be changed and they will not be deceived like the past rulers, he added. The past rulers did not set foot to this backward area of DG Khan but I believe in performance rather than showing political gimmickry like the past rulers, the CM added.

The time has come to transform remote hinterlands and I am personally monitoring every development project of the backward areas. Unlike the past, development projects are being devised in consultation with the elected representatives, he said. You are my pride and I will always uphold your respect and honour because public service runs in my blood, the CM concluded. The locals opined that Usman Buzdar is a genuine public leader who has granted rights to the backward areas and he has emerged as a genuine servant of the people.

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Directorate General Public Relations
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86
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