Sialkot: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said that present government was successfully combating energy crisis by making some tough decisions, besides making all out sincere efforts to give maximum relief to the perturbed people for raising their living standard through ensuring the early and smooth provision of all the basic facilities to their door steps. He said that the PML-N government was fulfilling all of its promises gradually.
He stated this while talking to different delegations who called on him at Pasrur city on Sunday.. MPA Ch. Munawar Gill, Assistant Commissioner Pasrur Touqeer Ilyas Cheema and Chairman Pasrur Development Committee Prof. Shehzad Butt, PML-N leaders including Khawaja Saeed Butt were also present on this occasion.
Later, talking to the newsmen at Pasrur Federal Minister Zahid Hamid said that as many as 155 villages of his Constituency (NA 114, Pasrur, Sialkot-V) have yet been gasified.
He pledged to provide to all the villages of Pasrur tehsil very soon. Zahid Hamid disclosed that the Punjab government has released a special grant of Rs. 155 million for the uplift of the Pasrur, under a comprehensive plan for the development and beautification of Pasrur.
Federal Minister revealed that a chunk of Rs. 90 million was being spent on the shifting of the local Fruits and Vegetables markets from Pasrur city to its outskirts, as the Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has selected a suitable land along the main Pasrur-Narowal Road for this purpose, saying that these Mandies would soon be shifted to the outskirts of Pasrur city.
Zahid Hamid said that Rs.80 million were being spent for affixing the tough tiles on various main inter-city roads in Pasrur city including the Kutchery to Tehsil Gate Road, Nadra Chowk to Shehzada Phatak, Chowk Muhallah Khokhraan to Tehsil Gate and Godowns Road, with a sole aim to provide the better means of communication to the local people.
Federal Minister also reviewed in details the Pasrur uplift master plan during an important meeting held at Pasrur. He pledged to leave no stone unturned for the uplift of Pasrur.