SIALKOT: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar on Sunday announced that the government was going to launch Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme which was the largest development project in the history of Sialkot.
Addressing a high level meeting here at Committee Room of Tehsil Council, Dar said that under the programme, water supply lines and sewerage lines would be replaced while road infrastructure and parks would be constructed at a cost of Rs15 billion in Sialkot.
Provincial Minister Chaudhry Akhlaq and Gujranwala Division Commissioner Gulzar Hussain Shah, Provincial Anti Corruption Committee (PACC) Vice Chairman Brigadier (r) Muhammad Aslam Ghumman, Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Mir Muhammad Nawaz, Additional Deputy Commissioner Finance and Planning Farooq Sadiq, Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme (PICIIP) Infrastructure Engineer Sialkot Ghulam Murtaza, Sialkot Municipal Corporation CO Faisal Shehzad and local officials from Nespak, Highway Department and M&R were present in the meeting.
Dar directed the local authorities of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) and Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to complete development work related to their departments.
He said that management committees would be formed at union council level to work with the District Administration to ensure timely completion of the projects under the PICIIP.