Ravi Urban Development Project Is Significant For The Economic And Social Uplift Of Lahore: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the Ravi Urban Development Project is significant for the economic and social uplift of Lahore and would generate immense job opportunities.

Chairing a meeting regarding development projects of Punjab’s provincial capital, the Prime Minister said the completion of the project will not only increase economic activity, but also create employment opportunities through quality construction on unused land.

The review meeting discussed progress on projects including Ravi Urban Development, Central Business District, Relocation of Walton Airport and provision of affordable housing to the people in adjoining small towns, under the vision of Prime Minister.

The meeting was informed that negotiations with the consultants and design issues in the Ravi City Project had entered its final stages.

The meeting was updated about the progress regarding waste water plant and the steps being taken to organize an investors’ conference in near future.

The meeting was briefed on the proposed projects for construction of affordable houses for the low-income group under the vision of the prime minister, in the vicinity of small towns of Punjab.

The Prime Minister directed to set timelines and initiate the project as soon as possible in view of its usefulness for the poor and low income groups.

The low-cost three-to-five Marla housing project will initially cover 25 to 27 districts of the province and will be gradually expanded to 87 different areas.

The Punjab government will provide land as well as capital in the initial phase, while in the next phase, the subsidy will be provided under mortgage financing.