PM inaugurates 23 projects

The 23 development projects in health, education and road sectors worth around Rs 36 billion  inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan with a completing cost of Rs5.4 billion. The projects include the first phase of Mianwali-Sargodha Road which cost Rs 3.6 billion; City Park and Miyawaki Forest near Namal Lake. In order to uplift district Mianwali, he also inaugurated another three projects. He also performed the groundbreaking of up gradation of 38-kilometer Kalabagh-Shakardara road which would cost Rs 2.70 billion and up gradation of DHQ Hospital with a Rs two billion estimated cost. The prime minister also launched multiple projects under Rs 6.6 billion under PM Package-II and District Development Package which consisted of Rescue 1122 service, 72 road projects and the up gradation of schools. The rehabilitation and up gradation of Balkasar-Mianwali road with estimated cost of Rs 13.5 billion and the wooded land at Namal Lake and Kundia Forest Park costing Rs 120 million are also among the new projects. About the up gradation of Balkasar-Mianwali-Muzaffargarh road, the PM said the project would complete in a year and half. He also assured the people of water-deficient Mohar area that the government was considering options of a canal beside solar tube wells to provide relief in electricity bills.