CM Buzdar opens work on projects worth billions in DGK.


LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday performed ground-breaking of development projects worth billions of rupees in Dera Ghazi Khan and inaugurated development schemes completed in the last one year.

He inaugurated renovation work on the Border Military Police (BMP) residence at a cost of Rs13 million and repair and maintenance work on roads leading to the district courts.

The chief minister inaugurated 52-kilometres long DG Khan-Muzaffargarh dual carriageway, which was completed at a cost of Rs13.5 billion. He laid foundation stone of various blocks at the Ghazi University and inaugurated an e-rozgar centre there. He inaugurated a cricket stadium and vehicle inspection station and laid the foundation stone of BS Block at the Government Degree College for Women and Solid Waste Management Company in Dera Ghazi Khan. He opened work on the project of missing facilities, new library block and BS programme at Government Boys Degree College, Taunsa Sharif.

On this occasion, the chief minister said that DG Khan-Muzaffargarh dual road was a gift for people of southern Punjab, adding that past governments made people's lives difficult. 'I have brought projects worth billions of rupees to DG Khan Division to help people improve their quality of life,' he said.

The chief minister also inaugurated a new block at DHQ Teaching Hospital. An amount of more than five billion rupees has been earmarked for upgradation and provision of necessary facilities to this hospital.

A cardiology centre will be set up with an amount of more than four billion rupees and separate OPD, gynae and neurosurgery wards will be constructed at the hospital. The chief minister assured people of every required facility in the hospital and added that the district hospital will be made a state-of-the-art medical institution. The government will ensure the provision of modern medical facilities in all the hospitals of the province, he added. Healthcare facilities will be made better than the best in deprived areas so that ordinary patients could access the same medical facilities in government hospitals which are being enjoyed by the rich in private hospitals.

The chief minister visited Baloch Levies Lines and laid the foundation stone of the renovation project of border military police force inn and repair and maintenance of district court roads. A smartly turned-out contingent of BMP and Baloch Levies presented the guard of honor to the chief minister. The...

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