LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a meeting with a delegation of Chinese companies, China Railway and NORINKO yesterday approved design of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project.

The said Chinese companies are working on the project. The Chief Minister also discussed with the companies matters regarding progress of the project.

Speaking on the occasion, Shehbaz Sharif said that Lahore Orange Line Metro Train is of vital importance for provision of modern transport facilities to the masses and the project is being implemented speedily. He said that people of Pakistan can never forget this gift of Chinese government and leadership.

Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah Khan, Bilal Yasin, Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Pervaiz Malik MNA, Members Provincial Assembly, Khawaja Ahmed Hasaan, Chief Secretary, MD Punjab Mass Transit Authority and concerned officials were present on the occasion.

The delegation included Deputy General Manager China Railway-NORINKO Liu Dongyang and other senior officials of the Chinese companies.