Lahore, May 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz chaired a meeting about managing traffic in Lahore and directed that a comprehensive line of action should be devised to deal with the issue. He demanded a plan within 7 days for traffic management in Lahore and other major cities.
The CM said that the inconvenience caused to the citizens due to traffic jams is inexpressible. No urban planning has been done in Lahore which is causing traffic problems; he regretted and directed the IG police to early provide a feasible plan for the promotion of traffic wardens.
He also tasked commissioner Lahore to formulate recommendations for improving civic matters and the flow of traffic as an organized traffic system is a conspicuous symbol of civilized society. Line departments are duty-bound to save the citizens from traffic issues and they would have to deal with the traffic challenges arising due to the increase in population, he further said. Sen. Rana Maqbool Ahmad, IG police, CCPO, commissioner and DC Lahore, secretary transport, DG LDA, CTO Lahore, journalist Iftikhar Ahmad and others attended the meeting.
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