OUR STAFF REPORTER NOORPUR THAL - Tehsil Municipal Officer Raja Zahoor Ahmad said that with the utmost struggle of MPA Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu, the World Bank had provided grant of Rs60 million for the uplift projects of the Thal and now, work on 7 roads in the city had been initiated. The TMA also provided its share to authorities concerned in this connection, he said. It is relevant to mention here that a couple of weeks back, the MPA Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu had held a meeting and discussed the progress on different projects. Some of the projects could not be completed in stipulated time due to certain reasons, sources told The Nation. The mega project of sewerage system is yet to be completed. The delayed payment and various other factors remained the reasons behind the delay. Now work on the project would be carried out on priority basis, sources said. Prominent poet appointed director: Prominent poet and writer Wilayat Ahmad Farooqi has been appointed as Director Haji Sharif Ahmad Educational and Literary Academy Germany to represent in Pakistan. A notification in this regard has also been issued. Talking The Nation Wilayat Ahmad said that the basic aim of the Haji Sharif Ahmad Educational and Literary Academy Germany was to play a pivotal role to spread knowledge and literature in the country and abroad. He said that he would utilize his capability to the fullest to promote the mission of the academy in the country.