Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif after inaugurating a road constructed under “Pakiyan Sarkan—Saukhey Painday” programme at Wahndo, Kamoki travelled by an ordinary van up to four kilometer. Referring to the high standard of the construction of the road, the Chief Minister disclosed that he is suffering from backache for the last 25 years and pain increases due to jump but he travelled on this new road and faced no jump.
He said that the high standard of construction of this road is the only reason of it. Shahbaz Sharif said he is pleased to see that national resources are being utilized honestly on the projects.
In the outset of his speech, the Chief Minister felicitated the Muslims on Eid Milad-un-Nabi and said that the teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH) is a beacon of light for us. He said that provision of rights to the people, supremacy of justice and spending financial resources on deserving people are the basic teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH). He said that we should follow the teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH) on this holy occasion.
319 kilometer long roads costing two billion and 80 crore rupees have been completed in Gujranwala division in the first phase under Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Road Programme.
The work of construction and rehabilitation of a total of 41 roads has been completed in the first phase whereas the work on the construction and rehabilitation of 257 kilometer long road is continuing in the second phase.
Most of the roads are being constructed in rural areas in the second phase and three billion rupees will be spent on the construction of 26 roads and this phase will be completed by April 30, 2016.