an - The Punjab government has released funds worth about Rs3.95 billion for the completion of different ongoing development projects of Multan. This was disclosed by the Commissioner Multan Muhammad Khurram Agha while chairing a meeting to review the pace of work on Prime Minister Package projects. He further revealed that the government had released Rs1 billion for 11 sewerage projects, Rs2.60 billion for the widening of Old Shujabad Road, Rs250 million for Nag Shah Chowk bypass and Rs100 million for Northern Bypass.
Addressing the meeting, he issued deadlines for the completion of different ongoing projects and directed concerned authorities to ensure completion of one service road of Chungi No-8 flyover till July 15. He observed that the city was cut into two sides because of delay in construction of Chungi No-8 flyover. He said that the students, patients, traders and passers-by were faced with severe hardships because of traffic jams taking place around Chungi No-8 area.