Electric tram service to be launched along Lahore’s Canal Road and Multan Road

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Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has ordered for starting the environment-friendly electric tram service along Lahore’s Canal Road and Multan Road.

The project has been ordered to be launched on priority basis, would be helpful for travellers to access motorway while reducing traffic burden at Canal Road and Multan Road. 

On Tuesday, CM Buzdar chaired a meeting at his office and ordered to launch electric tram road project. Lahore Development Authority Director General briefed about the project. Adviser to chief minister Dr Salman Shah, ACS, chairman P&D, secretaries of transport and housing departments, DG Punjab Masstransit Authority and others attended the meeting. 

The elevated expressway project from Gulberg to Motorway M-2 was also deliberated upon by the participants. The elevated expressway would pass through Canal Bank Road, Jail Road, Ferozepur Road, Multan Road, Bund Road to Babu Sabu where interchanges would be constructed.  

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The CM, during a meeting with Provincial Minister Syed Sumsam Ali Bukhari, MNA Rai Muhammad Murtaza Iqbal and PTI leader Rai Hassan Nawaz who called on him at CM’s office and discussed matters of mutual interest, said that there is no limit of resources to some specific cities like the past as the development journey has been expanded to remote and backward areas equally. 

Usman Buzdar emphasized that development package has been provided to every district in order to ensure composite development. In another development, the present government has set an example of public services during its tenure. He also said that record public welfare initiatives were taken during three years of tenure as compared to era of loot and plunder of the past regimes.  

He further lauded the PTI government that no single scandal was surfaced, however, many stories of corruption came under the light of previous government i.e., PML(N). He added by saying that former rulers relentlessly abused resources for their personal projection.  

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