LAHORE– Director General Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Muhammed Usman Moazzam visited Gulberg, Allama Iqbal Town, Punjab University New Campus Road and Thokar Niaz Baig junction on Sunday and inspected work being carried out at these places for this purpose.
On direction by the Chief Minister, Punjab, Sardar Usman Bazdar, work for repair, maintenance rehabilitation and beautification of different roads in various localities of the provincial metropolis is underway and will be completed within 45 days at a cost of Rs580 million.
He directed for activating the coordination committee, comprising of representatives of relevant departments including WASA, LESCO, PHA, Rescue 1122, traffic police and other agencies, for supervising the repair work of roads under this project.
He further directed for removing illegal sign boards which were causing hindrance in smooth flow of traffic at different places along these roads.
The director-general underlined the need for executing road repair work as per approved specification and finishing it within the timeline set for this purpose.
He asked for finishing the fixing of tough tile at service road along main boulevard Allama Iqbal Town by the 10th of September.
He directed for completing the beautification and uplifting of Tohkar Niaz Baig junction at the earliest as it was a main entry and exit point of Lahore.
Chief Engineer Lahore Development Authority Mazhar Hussain Khan briefed the director general about the progress on rehabilitation work of roads at this occasion.
He informed that tough tile was being fixed on New Campus Road while construction work on approach road of INMOL hospital was also in full swing.— PRESS RELEASE