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Foundation Stone Of Development To Be Laid By Bringing Small Cities In List Of Developed One: Fayyaz

Lahore: Information Minister Punjab said that the people of Punjab used to suffer in the previous regimes by the concentration of resources to particular areas and keeping the local government institutions weak.

The information minister said that the work is on progress for public welfare and resolving the regional problems in the leadership of Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Fayyaz Chohan said that an amount of Rs 36 billions funds have been issued to nine divisions of Punjab in the financial year 2020-2021 while Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Program (PICIIP)initiated in a whopping amount of Rs 41 billion is of worth mentioning.

In the first phase, the PICIIP will be implemented in Sialkot, Sahiwal and in the second one it will be implemented in Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Muzafar Gadh, Multan and Rawalpindi.

He said that the big cities of the province burdened owing to the urbanization and imbalanced policies and release of funds while now a foundation stone of durable development will be laid