Lahore : Provincial Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Local Government & Community Development Punjab and Vice Chairman of Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) Raja Basharat has said that the Safe Cities project has proved very beneficial so it would be extended to other cities of Punjab too.
He expressed it while taking a briefing delivered by the PSCA head at the committee room of PSCA on Monday.
The meeting was also attended by the provincial Minister for Finance Hashim Jawan Bakht, MPA Ms. Sumaira Ahmad, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Amjad Javed Saleemi, CCPO Lahore, Managing Director of PSCA and other officers.
The Minister informed that Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar would inaugurate Safe City Project in Kasur soon while he directed to start work on the project in Multan, Rawalpindi and Dera Ghazi Khan as soon as possible. He said, “The vision of CM Punjab is aimed at protecting the lives of citizens and improving governance by using the latest technology.”
It was decided in the meeting that CCTV cameras installed at Ring Road Lahore would be connected to the Safe Cities Project to monitor over speeding and other violations of traffic rules. It was also decided to amend the Motor Vehicle Ordinance 1965 with respect to traffic fines or penalties.
It was also discussed to improve the E-Challan System and allocate separate lane for motorcyclists in Lahore city in order to overcome the burning traffic issues.