High level meeting discusses PM SDPs

ISLAMABAD: A high level meeting of Prime Minister Sustainable Development Programmes (SDPs) was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Parliamentary affairs Sheikh Aftab.

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is taking personal interest in the early completion of all development schemes, adding that PM has made division vise meetings with division level delegations of MNAs in this regard, said a press release.

The minister asked for removing bottlenecks and hurdles for the speedy release of funds for all development projects of next financial year.

Sheikh Aftab stressed the need for completing the future projects within next six months on war footing basis.

The minister was briefed by Secretary Public Works Department (PWD) Punjab province and all divisional commissioners.

The meeting also discussed more than 4000 electrification schemes for Mepco and southern punjab region.

The committee has arranged video conferencing with all the commissioners in Punjab province to discuss the relevant issues.