City beautification plan in the making.


LAHORE -- Chief Secretary Azam Suleman Khan on Saturday ordered the authorities concerned to prepare a comprehensive plan for traffic management, parking, beautification of roads and use of state land in public interest.

He issued these orders while presiding over a meeting at commissioner's office here on Saturday. He said committees comprising elected representatives, trader organizations and officers of relevant departments should be set up to give recommendations after consultation with all stakeholders.

He asked the commissioner to ensure that revenue collection targets were achieved in any case. He mentioned that protection of cultural heritage and archeological sites was a national responsibility, adding special measures must be taken for highlighting the culture and tourists' sites of Lahore.

He directed the Lahore Parking Company managing director to enhance its revenue collection and submit a report about all illegal parking areas within 10 days after conducting a survey, in collaboration with the traffic police.

Issuing instructions regarding Clean and Green Pakistan campaign, the chief secretary said concrete measures should be in...

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