LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will lay the foundation stone for Punjab Authority’s first project Aab-e-Pak today (Monday) in Chak Jhumra.
The project will provide clean drinking water to more than 57,000 families from 16 villages at their doorstep. The governor said that in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision, clean drinking water would be provided for both urban and rural residents in Punjab.
According to a statement issued from the Governor’s House here on Sunday, the Governor and Chief Protector of Punjab Aab-e-Pak, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will lay the foundation stone of the Rs161.75 million clean water project in Chak Jhumra. will provide drinking water for the residents of Chak Jhumra and the 16 nearby villages.
Provincial Ministers, members of Parliament, chairman of Punjab Authority Aab-e-Pak and members of the Board of Governors will attend the ceremony. Speaking about the project, the governor said that the Punjab Authority Aab-e-Pak would provide clean drinking water to the people of the province in accordance with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision.
He said that every penny of state revenue under this authority would only be used to provide clean drinking water for the general public. Chaudhry Sarwar said that all obstacles on how to set up a filtration plant of Punjab Authority Aab-e-Pak have been removed. We will try to make up for the two-year delay in the affairs of the authorities and after Chak Jhumra, the pace of projects to provide clean drinking water to people in other cities and villages in Punjab will be accelerated, he added.
The governor said, to provide clean drinking water, priority would be given to areas where the majority suffer from life-threatening diseases such as hepatitis due to drinking unclean water. There will be no difference in the beneficiaries of the Punjab Authority Aab-e-Pak project.
The government will also carry out clean drinking water projects, including installing filtration installations in areas that the opposition party won in general elections. Our only goal is to provide clean drinking water for the general public, he stressed.
praised LGH services: Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar acknowledged the services provided by the administration of the Lahore General Hospital (LGH), especially the PGMI / AMC School Principal Prof. Dr. Muhammad Al-freed Zafar to handle the Corona epidemic and provide the best medical and care facilities in LGH.
Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar in a ceremony gave a shield of honor to Dr Al-free Zafar who thanked the governor for this encouragement. Dr Al-Freed Zafar said he and his team together with the government are always ready to accept any challenge related to public health and the medical community will never back down from its professional services.
He said that under any circumstances, doctors, nurses and paramedics would fulfill their responsibilities in the health sector. Speaking to PGMI Leaders, Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar said the nation was proud of those who risked their lives for their sake and while paying tribute to people related to the health sector for their outstanding service during the Corona outbreak, he said there was no doubt. that doctors, nurses and paramedics continue to care for patients suffering from the corona virus regardless of life.
He praised Prof Al-freed’s arrangement for excellent management and special care for the care of corona patients at LGH. Other officials were also present at the occasion.