Safe City project to provide peaceful environment to people: CM


LAHORE, Nov 22 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Tuesday presided over a meeting to review progress on Safe City Project and different matters regarding the project.

Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said, “Protection of life and
property of the people and provision of peaceful environment to them is our priority and Safe City Project is an important step towards achieving these objectives.”

The Project was a milestone in achieving the goal of peaceful, prosperous and safer Punjab, he said and added that it was a mega project of public welfare which would have to be completed by working in a professional manner.

Shehbaz Sharif said that transparency, quality and speed in development projects were identity of the Punjab government.

Third Party Audit policy had been adopted for ensuring quality and
transparency in the projects, he said and added that the policy was also being implemented in the Safe City Project.

The Chief Minister said the government would extend all out cooperation to speedy completion of Safe City Project and no compromise could be made over quality and speed.

He said that in addition to Lahore, Safe City Project would be launched in other big cities of the province.

The delegation of Chinese Company Huawei said that Safe City Project
would be completed speedily at the earliest.

Provincial Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah, Chief Secretary, Inspector
General Police, Secretary Home, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board, Chief Executive Officer Infrastructure Development Authority Punjab, Commissioner Lahore Division and concerned officials attended the meeting while Chairman Planning and Development participated in the meeting through video link.