Punjab govt approves Rs16.53bn for three development schemes

LAHORE: The government has approved Rs16.53 billion for three development schemes in the urban development sector, Profit learnt on Tuesday.

The said schemes were approved during the 25th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), presided over by Planning and Development (P&D) Board Chairman Abdullah Khan Sumbal.

The approved development schemes included the construction of an underpass to Gulab Devi Hospital and additional lanes on Lahore Bridge at the cost of Rs1,801.850 million; construction of a flyover at Shahkam Chowk at the cost of Rs4,384.263 million; and Covid-19 and other natural calamities control programme, including a project for Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at a cost of Rs10,348.00 million.

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Shahab Omer
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