The government has launched 1500 kanals Chaharbagh Residential project with 3000 apartments and 1000 low-cost apartments. And 17,500 applications have been received for balloting to be held next month.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says Ravi Urban Development and Central Business District projects are of vital importance to the country and especially for Lahore to control congestion and pollution there.
He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today to review the progress of the projects. The Prime Minister said the government has no self-interest. The government only works for the welfare of the masses. And government will take action against the officials not adhering to projects’ timelines.
He said the government has revitalized dead capital to earn revenues and has initiated landmark construction projects that no previous government planned in the last 20 years.
The Prime Minister said these projects will substantially reduce pollution levels. Because of the inclusion of green spaces, waste management, clean energy sources, and eco-friendly international best practices.
The Prime Minister directed Punjab Government to actively pursue legal cases pending against these projects.
Earlier, the meeting participants also informed that they reserved all green spaces in all projects. And they are only using clean technologies to ensure eco-friendly construction.
Furthermore, Participants said that 7 international groups participated in the establishment of a waste treatment plant in the Ravi Urban Development project. And government signed agreements with international organizations including UN-HABITAT. In order to comply with international green standards.
The participants also updated the Prime Minister that they are considering including components of the Ravi Urban Development project in the CPEC project.