Projects worth Rs13.5bn to be completed in Attock: Bukhari.

TAXILA -- Development projects worth Rs13.5 billion would be completed in Attock city during the current fiscal year.

This was highlighted by former Punjab minister for Baitul Maal and social welfare Yawar Abbas Bukhari while talking to journalists at the site of installation of the town border station (TBS) in Attock on Monday. PTI focal person Syed Khawar Abbas and other office-bearers were also present on the occasion.

The system would improve gas supply to domestic consumers of thickly populated areas of Attock city especially Awan Shareef, Darul Islam colony, Meharpura, Farooq-i-Azam Colony, Khattak Colony, Hamza Town and its adjacent areas.

He said that a 200-bed maternity and child hospital worth Rs6.5 billion is under construction.He added that a building is under construction to accommodate 150 more beds in District Headquarters (DHQ) hospital. Mr Bukhari said a CT scan machine will be installed in the hospital during the current month while intensive care of heart patients will be enhanced whereas thalassemia and dialysis centres are also under construction.

'There are nine union councils in my constituency while development works worth Rs30 million were done in each union council while development works in some union councils cost more than Rs30 million. Apart from this, separate money is also being spent on two cantonment areas,' he said, addingthat tenders have been issued for execution of different development projects being carried out in union council Akhori with an allocation of Rs5.7 million, development...

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