Punjab’s State-of-the-Art Agriculture, Food and Drug Authority Project cost increased upto Rs 3 billion due to four years of negligence

Lahore, June 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif reviewed the projects being implemented by the Agriculture, Food and Drug Authority. CM visited different floors, he reviewed the pace of work and expressed displeasure over the slow pace and directed to start work in three shifts for early completion of the project.

Hamza Shahbaz Sharif said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif laid the foundation of this modern and important project during his tenure as Chief Minister but those who came after him, postponed the project on the basis of incompetence and hatred. Launched in December 2017, the project was to be completed in March 2019.

Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz directed that the final plan to make the project operational along with timeline be presented in a few days. Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz also directed the PHA officials to plant trees on a large scale around the project and improve the environment.

He asked the DG PHA to personally visit the spot and work out a comprehensive plan. The Secretary C and W gave a briefing on the project. Inspector General of Police, Additional Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Chairman P and D and concerned officials were also present on the occasion.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561
Website: https://cm.punjab.gov.pk/

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