LG Minister lays foundation stone of development projects worth Rs 2.70b in Kamoki.

LAHORE -- Punjab Minister for Local Government and Community Development (LGCD) Mian Mahmood-ul-Rashid on Saturday laid the foundation stone of development projects worth Rs 2.70 billion under the Punjab Cities Programme (PCP) in Kamoki.

Talking to the media, the provincial minister said that those projects included water supply, sewage, roads, streetlights, renovation of parks and solid waste management. Mian Mahmood-ul-Rashid said that the LGCD had received the support of the World Bank for the Punjab Cities Program which had been started in 16 tehsils of Punjab. He said that new machinery including tractors, trolleys, dumpers, waste collection vehicles and cranes etc had been provided for the cleaning of Kamoki city at a cost of Rs 350 million.

The provincial minister said the PCP had been started on the special instructions of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvaiz Elahi. He said that in order to overcome the shortage of staff, the process of transparent recruitment of 22,000 vacant posts of local bodies would start by next week, for which the summary had been sent to the Chief Minister for approval. To a question, Mian Mahmood-ul Rashid said that the newly introduced...

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