Caretaker PM, Punjab CM visit different development projects in Lahore
By News Desk
October 31, 2023 05:25 PM
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar Tuesday visited different development projects in Lahore along with Punjab chief minister Mohsin Naqvi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The PM was apprised that 70 percent of construction work on the Imamia Colony flyover, Shahdara was completed. During a briefing on his visit to the site, the caretaker prime minister was apprised that the Imamia Colony flyover was being constructed over the Lahore-Faisalabad railway line.
The PM was told that it was an 18-month project which would be completed with the cooperation of the provincial government in six and half months till December 2023, it was added.
The prime minister lauded the efforts of the provincial government for accelerating the pace of the construction work on different development projects.
Briefing on SL-3 Lahore Ring Road
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar also received a briefing regarding the construction of the southern portion (SL-3) of the Lahore Ring Road.
The prime minister was apprised that the 8km long southern portion of the SL-3 would be completed by January 30, 2024, which would significantly ease vehicular traffic coming from South Punjab.
The caretaker prime minister appreciated the provincial government’s efforts to expedite the uplift projects.
PM pays respects at Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar also visited the mausoleum of Poet of the East Allama Muhammad Iqbal and paid his respects. The prime minister, who is on a two-day visit to Punjab's capital, offered Fateha at the mausoleum and paid tribute to the great poet.
He said that the Muslims of the subcontinent made collective efforts to realise the dream of Allama Iqbal. “However, Allama Iqbal’s dream will be truly realised when we as a nation will strive for a better future for the country,” he remarked.