Punjab Chief Minister chairs meeting to review performance of Lahore Development Authority

Lahore, July 23, 2019 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar presided over a meeting at his office on Tuesday in which performance of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and progress made on different ongoing schemes was reviewed. The Chief Minister gave approval to recruitment on vacant posts of engineering and technical staff and directed that vacant technical staff posts should be filled only in case of urgent need.

The meeting decided to construct flyover to solve the traffic jam problem at Shahkam Chowk besides the early start of road extension project from defense road to labour colony Shahkam Chowk. The Chief Minister further directed to early complete the repair work of different city roads and added that LDA and the district administration should ensure it in their respective jurisdictions. He said that underpasses should be renovated and added that they will be made over according to the names attributed to them.

Complete automation of LDA was also decided to ensure organizational transparency and Usman Buzdar said that people should be given maximum facilities by using the latest technology. He said that sports complexes construction projects in Lahore should be completed and steps be taken by identifying priorities. He said that another IT tower will be constructed in the old vegetable market adjacent to Arfa Karim IT Tower adding that nitty-gritty of the scheme should be settled as soon as possible.

He also directed to rectify the out of order street lights and assured that maximum facilities will be provided to the citizens of the provincial metropolis. Usman Buzdar said that new water supply and sewerage schemes will also be started in Lahore and observed that LDA will have to take a lead to provide best service delivery to the citizens. DG LDA gave a briefing about the performance and schemes of the Lahore Development Authority. Vice-Chairman LDA Sheikh Muhammad Imran, Chairman P and D, Principal Secretary to CM, Secretary Housing, Commissioner Lahore, Chairman PITB, DG LDA and head of SMU attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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