The Punjab Development Working Party (PDWP) has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new Government Officers Residence (GOR) near Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase-9 in Lahore and other development projects, according to a September 8 article in the leading newspaper.
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Six development schemes for the road sector and public structures were approved at the 15th PDWP meeting, presided over by Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, Chairman of the Planning & Development (P&D) Board. These initiatives are estimated to cost a total of 5,612,725,000 PKR.
The construction of GOR near DHA Phase-9, with a budget of PKR 1,643,000,000, is one of the standout initiatives receiving approval. In addition, the meeting approved the construction of a multi-story building for Grades 11 through 14 for the Staff Colony at Chauburji Garden Estate on Multan Road at a cost of PKR 780 million.
In addition, the participants authorized the provision of essential facilities at the Board of Revenue, for which a budget of PKR 1,011,5011 million was allocated. The construction of a 1,08-kilometer-long viaduct on the Railway Phatak Chak RS Shujabad Motorway in District Multan has also been approved as a noteworthy project. This essential undertaking is estimated to cost 1.024 billion Pakistani rupees.