Punjab Chief Minister visits Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Plant Bhikki

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Punjab Chief Minister visits Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Plant Bhikki

July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar today visited
the 1180- megawatt RLNG Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Plant in Bhikki area of
Sheikhupura and inspected its various sections. During the visit, the Chief
Minister was told that this plant has generated electricity worth Rs.10
billion. Addressing the meeting, Usman Buzdar said that Quaid-e-Azam Thermal
Power Plant is a national project and assured that its issues will be solved

committee led by the Chief Secretary has been constituted to submit its
recommendations by reviewing recruitments and other issues. He said that board
members of Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Plant will be nominated soon and its
privatization will also be examined. Usman Buzdar directed that more saplings
should be planted inside and outside of the plant and made it clear that he
will examine every project personally.

He also
inaugurated the construction of the sports complex project in Sheikhupura
costing around Rs.39 crores. Various sports facilities are arranged over an
area of 19 acres. Usman Buzdar laid the foundation stone of restoration of old
nullah dek. Under this project, restoration work of old nullah dek will be done
with an amount of Rs.38.50 crore from dek diversion channel to QB Link Canal.
This project will be completed by the mid of next year to help save the
agricultural lands of Daska, Gujranwala, Muridke, and Ferozewala from flood

MNAs and
MPAs also called on the Chief Minister during the visit. The Chief Minister
said that the process of meetings and consultation has already been started and
meetings with the parliamentarians are held during field visits to solve their
problems on a priority basis. Public service is our agenda and this would
continue, he added. Had the national exchequer not been wasted on personal
spendthrifts, the state of affairs would have been different today. We are the
custodian of every government penny and no one will be allowed to remain
dishonest with the national kitty. Provincial ministers Dr. Akhtar Malik, Mian
Khalid, Mohsin Leghari, Tamuir Bhatti, Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed, Chief Secretary, and
others were present on the occasion.

For more information, contact:

Directorate General Public Relations,
Punjab (DGPR)

Government of the Punjab

21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road),
Lahore, Pakistan

Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2

Fax: +92-42-99201371-2

E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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