Development projects for Lahore on the cards

Many different development projects are being planned for Lahore including the construction of a new apartment complex, introduction of electric buses for transportation and the addition of two overhead bridges and two underpasses for smoother traffic flow in the city.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has tasked all the relevant authorities to finalise all these projects on a priority basis. As part of the housing project 35,000 apartments will be constructed on 8 thousand kanals of land. In the first phase, 4,000 apartments are being set up in LDA City and this project will cost Rs 40 billion.

Moreover a project of setting up a modern bus terminal at Thokar Niaz Baig is being started. Similarly, ten underground water tanks are being constructed for the storage and timely drainage of rainwater.

For healthcare sector, a state-of-the-art one thousand bed hospital on Ferozpur road will be constructed in order to provide modern and quality healthcare facilities.