Lahore, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar paid a surprise visit and inspected under-construction Gulab Devi Underpass today. Director General LDA Ahmad Aziz Tarar gave a detailed briefing to the Chief Minister about the project. On the arrival of Punjab Chief Minister, services of Lahore Metro Bus remained operational. Keeping in view, the convenience of passenger, Usman Buzdar stopped his security to suspend the Lahore Metro bus operation.
The CM waited at the road till the passing of Lahore Metro bus and then cross the road. Usman Buzdar and passengers greeted each other by waving hands. In order to redress the peoples’ problems, he directed to complete the Gulab Devi underpass project at the earliest. He said that setting up of 1000 bed hospital can increase traffic load at Ferozepur road.
He said construction of Gulab Devi underpass will provide relief to the people. He further directed to complete all traffic related projects at the earliest. The CM lauded the efforts of DG LDA and his team. He also inquired the contractor about the project. DG LDA Ahmad Aziz Tarar apprised the CM about Gulab Devi hospital and Lahore bridge projects.
The CM was informed that Gulab Devi underpass and Lahore bridge projects will be completed at a cost of Rs.1.75 billion. One lakh 48 thousand vehicles will use this underpass on daily basis. This will save fuel of Rs.42 crore. Provincial Minister Asad Khokhar, Commissioner and DC Lahore and concerned authorities of Police, Nespak and other concerned departments were also present on this occasion.
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Directorate General Public Relations,
Government of the Punjab