CM Punjab Chairs 5th Meeting of PPP Policy And Monitoring Board


Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired the 5th meeting of public-private partnership policy and monitoring board at his office and accorded approval to the dualization of 86-kilometres long Vehari-Multan road and 15-kilometre long Gujrat-Jalalpur Jattan road through public-private partnership mode. Rs.12 billion will be spent on the Vehari-Multan road project while Gujrat–Jalalpur Jattan road will be dualised with two billion rupees. The secretary board and member PPP cell Dr Farrukh Naveed briefed about the public-private partnership based projects. The meeting was also briefed about the construction of ten 500-bedded general hospitals through the asian development bank. The meeting allowed the Sialkot ring road project through PPP mode along-with up-gradation of Faisalabad-Jaranwala, Lundianwala road to expressway road with the facility of the service road as well as the commencement of six development projects through a public-private partnership. A flyover will also be constructed on the railway line in Jaranwala tehsil. The meeting endorsed the decision of the fourth meeting. Provincial Ministers Hashim Jawan Bakht, Dr Yasmin Rashid, Sardar Asif Nakai, Taimoor Bhatti, advisor Dr Salman Shah, SACM Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, SMBR, Chairman P&D and others attended the meeting.