CM vows to strengthen rural economy.


LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has laid a foundation stone of a link road in Mian Channu on Saturday.

Usman Buzdar said Rs110 million will be spent on the construction of 9km road from Pull Rappherwali to 9/R.

He said that with the completion of this project, better transport facilities would be available to the people of the area. He said that PTI government has launched Naya Pakistan Manzilain Aasan for strengthening the rural economy of the province. Under this project, thousands kilometre long roads of rural areas would be constructed or repaired with a cost of billion of rupees during next year.

He said carpeted roads are being constructed in rural areas of the province. He said that project will prove to be a game changer for rural economy. Provincial Minister Syed Hussain Jehania Gardezi, MPA Syed Abbas Ali Shah and concerned authorities were also present.

Separately, ministers Hussain Jehania Gardezi, Malik Nauman Langrial, PTI local leaders called on CM Usman Buzdar in Mian Channu.

Rs430m to be spent under Punjab municipal services programme

The CM said that city like Khanewal kept backward intentionally in the past. He said Khanewal is his own district and he wanted to solve peoples' problem. He said changing the destiny of every backward city is his mission. He disclosed that 102 development projects worth Rs18 billion will be completed in district Khanewal.

Under Punjab Municipal Services Programme, development projects of Rs430 million will completed in national and provincial constituencies of the district.

He said that 987 acre state land got vacated from illegal occupants will be...

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