Lahore, 27th November: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar inaugurated the ‘Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Underpass near Firdous Market on Thursday.
According to reports, Usman Buzdar inaugurated the under the newly-built underpass on Thursday in Lahore. He inspected the project and commended the workers for quality of work.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Buzdar said about Rs1bn had been spent on the 560-metre long underpass and around Rs 130m were saved due to transparent tendering.
According to reports from the Dawn News, Buzdar informed that the underpass would ensure a smooth flow of traffic between the Centre Point, MM Alam Road and Cavalry Ground. Around 100,000 citizens would benefit from this project every day while saving fuel worth millions of rupees annually, he claimed and added that special arrangements had been made at the underpass for quick disposal of rainwater.
Lahore Development Authority Director General Ahmad Aziz Tarar briefed the CM on the project details.
Provincial ministers Mian Mahmood ur Rasheed and Murad Raas, PTI Central Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhary, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, LDA Vice Chairman Sheikh Imran, the chief secretary, parliamentarians and others were also present at the occasion.
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