Solar Water Plant Project Envisaged For Cholistan


Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz chaired a follow-up meeting of his Bahawalpur visit on Tuesday in which commissioner Bahawalpur, who participated through video link, disclosed that 34 points have been identified for installing solar water pumps. The meeting was attended by Malik Abrar Ahmad, Khalid Mahmood, irrigation secretary and others. The CM said that a pilot project of solar water plants would be started to provide water in the Cholistan near homes and added that relevant matters should be finalized without delay as the government wants to resolve this issue permanently. Permanent availability of water should be ensured through water bowsers in outbacks of Cholistan along with setting up a dispensary for treating heat stroke and other diseases, he said and announced to visit Bahawalpur soon.