Lahore, March 20, 2017 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif visited Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop Project and reviewed pace of construction work at different places of the project. D.G FWO Lt. Gen Mohammad Afzal also accompanied the Chief Minister. Shehbaz Sharif appreciated the quality and pace of construction work while he also praised the working of Director General Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal and his team.
Shehbaz Sharif paid 2 hours long visit to the site of the project and reviewed the working from Komahan to Gajjumata and from Gajjumata to Raiwind Interchange of Lahore Ring Road of Southern Loop. The Chief Minister was briefed about the progress of construction work at Raiwind Interchange. On the occasion, the Chief Minister expressed his views and said that he is pleased to see the high quality and pace of construction work at 22.4 kilometre long road of Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop project.
He also expressed his satisfaction over pace of the project and stated that the project will be completed within the stipulated period. He further added that these latest transportation facilities play a vital role in development of a society, these development projects help in eradicating not only unemployment but also increase economic activities. Southern Loop will become a source for prospering the socio-economic activities.
People will be benefited in terms of latest transportation facilities and traffic system will be improved after the completion of 22.4 kilometre long Southern Loop project. The Chief Minister further said that standard and the pace of the construction work at the Southern Loop project is an example of its own. Like all other projects of Punjab Government, this project has also set standards in terms of transparency and quality and will be capital performance of the government that will be completed within classified duration.
D.G FWO Lt. Gen Mohammad Afzal welcomed Chief Minister at Site Office in Komahan and had one to one session with Chief Minister, they presided a session at the FWO Komahan site office in which they were briefed about development and timeline of the Southern Loop project. In the session, CM stated that this is a mega project comes under the public private partnership of Punjab Government and FWO.
The Chief Minister also directed Commissioner Lahore Division for horticulture around the project and said that best arrangement of tree plantation should be made along both sides of the Southern Loop. D.G FWO Lt. Gen Mohammad Afzal also stated on the occasion that common people will be facilitated more after the completion of the project and further added that under the leadership of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Commissioner Lahore Division Abdullah Sumbal and his team have cooperated to the maximum for completion of the project.
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