Punjab Safe City project progress reviewed  

Punjab Safe City project progress reviewed  

LAHORE: (APP) Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said Safe City project was of vital importance for protection of life and property of people, maintenance of peace and elimination of crime.

He said this while presiding over a meeting of Punjab Safe Cities Authority which reviewed progress on Safe City project and other matters here on Friday.

He said that Safe City project would help achieve the goal of a safe, peaceful and prosperous Punjab and directed that this splendid public welfare project should be implemented speedily and in a professional manner so that the targets fixed for this purpose could be achieved in time.

The chief minister said that timely completion of development projects while maintaining transparency and standard was the policy of the Punjab government and Safe City project would also be completed under the same policy.

He said that Safe City project would be an example of transparency like other development projects of Punjab government and a saving of Rs 4 billion had also been made in this project.

The chief minister directed that third party audit policy should be implemented with regard to Safe City project.

He said with the completion of this project, an automatic traffic management system would come into existence besides carrying out of relief activities in any emergent situation would also be possible.

Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Special Assistant Rana Maqbool Ahmed, Chief Secretary, Inspector General Police, Secretary Home, Secretary Health and concerned authorities attended the meeting.