LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has congratulated people of Sialkot on the launch of their Sial Airline.
He said that first citizen of Sialkot established airport on self help basis and now by launching airline has set an unprecedented example. He was addressing a ceremony organized on the start of Kamyab Nojawan program and other projects worth billions of rupees in Sialkot today.
Usman Buzdar said that under Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Program, various development projects worth 17 billion rupees are being started. These projects will help to resolve the issues of Sialkot city besides uplifting the living standard of people of Sialkot and will turn the city of Iqbal a developed city in a real manner.
CM said that Ring Road is being set up for the convenience of people of Sialkot and to keep the flow of traffic smooth. Mother and Child hospital will be constructed in Sialkot at a sum of Rs 5 billion. He further disclosed that a 500-bed general hospital will also be set up in Sialkot and Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of this project in his next visit.
Usman Buzdar said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone of Technical University for the Sialkot and government will provide funds for this project on a preferential basis. He said that a good news of setting up of new industrial estate on one thousand acre of land will soon be given to the people of Sialkot. He said that two industrial estates of Punjab Small Industrial Corporation are already being working.
He said that work will soon be start on third industrial estate. Construction and repair of Pasrur road will start in a few days. The chief minister said that the Punjab government, during the pandemic of corona, gave tax relief of 56 billion to the traders and industrialists. He said that the Punjab cabinet has approved setting up of five cement plants in the province the previous day.
The chief minister further disclosed that by the end of December approval will be granted for establishing overall 16 cement plants in Punjab. He said that according to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision approval has been given to the Universal Health Coverage Program and by the end of 2021 every citizen of Punjab will get health coverage. The journey of development will remain continue and problems of every city including Sialkot will be redressed, he added.