Friday Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervez Elahi announced preferential package for women and students on Metro train Orange Line, while senior citizens and persons with disabilities will be allowed free travel.
It was decided in step-by-step tariff review principle of Orange Line subway train during the work of the advisory committee also created to convert the Orange Line subway train to solar energy. Contract search of LWMC has been assigned to an advisory committee.
AT CM indicated out that solar panels will be installed at Orange Line metro stations, adding that first electric bus pilot project would also be started in provincial metropolis.
Previously President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvaiz Elahi visited the Fatima Jinnah Institute of Dental Sciences at Jubilee Town on Friday. They examined various sections for review in pace of work.
AT CM sent to the authorities complete in project early and announced giving him the status of Fatima Jinnah Dental University.
pointing out that the scheme is approved in his previous tenure in 2005 CM expressed regret that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government made no significant progress. Like others public social security schemes project also succumbed to political strife.
” project could not be functionalized after expiration of 17 years old and as a result in increase in construction cost”, he commented and called it a feud. with in people.
Published in Express Tribune, 13 August.th2022.