The Government of Pakistan is all set to launch the Investment Program for Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement (PICIIP).
It is reported that the project cost Rs. 15 billion and was dubbed the ‘Largest Construction Project in Sialkot’s history.’
The announcement was made on Sunday Muhammad Usman Dar, who is Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Youth Affairs, while addressing a high-level meeting in the Tehsil Council Committee Room.
Under this project, water supply lines and sewerage lines throughout the city will be replaced, according to the SAPM. He also shared plans for new road infrastructure and parks in Sialkot to be developed.
Dar also instructed the local authorities of PTCL and SNGPL, along with WAPDA, to complete the development work relevant to their departments.
The SAPM also announced that the District Administration would work with the new Steering Committees to be formed at the level of the Union Council to complete the PICIIP project within a defined period of time.
The meeting was attended by Provincial Minister Chaudhry Akhlaq and Commissioner Gulzar Hussain Shah of the Gujranwala Division, Provincial Anti-Corruption Committee (PACC) Vice-President Brigadier (r) Muhammad Aslam Ghumman, Additional Deputy Revenue Commissioner Mir Muhammad Nawaz, Additional Deputy Finance and Planning Commissioner Farooq Sadiq, Punjab Intermediate Cities Investment Development Program (PICIIP) Infrastructure Engineer Sialkot Ghulam Murtaza, Sialkot Municipal Corporation CO Faisal Shehzad and local Nespak, Highway Department and M&R officials.