LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the provincial government is setting up a solar power project at Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park with its own resources.
Presiding over a high-level meeting on Wednesday, he said work on provision of necessary facilities to Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park was in progress round the clock.
Former federal minister Shaukat Tareen, Adviser to Prime Minister Musaddiq Malik, Bank of Punjab President Naeem-ud-Din Khan, the additional chief secretary energy, secretaries of industry, planning & development, housing, communication & works departments, special secretary finance and other officials concerned were present. The meeting reviewed the pace of progress of solar power project. Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park Chief Executive Officer Najam Shah gave a briefing on the pace of work on the project. The chief minister was told that construction of link roads in the solar park had been completed.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the solar project of the Punjab government would be a masterpiece of standard and transparency. He said Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park and the solar project would be inaugurated next month. The chief minister asserted that the solar power project, a unique project of the Punjab government, would be completed expeditiously by working day and night.
He directed the authorities concerned to carry out tree plantation in Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park and along the roads, complete supply of water and provide necessary facilities to the park as early as possible. He appreciated the efficiency of Chief Executive Officer Najam Shah, the communication & works secretary and the officers concerned over the speedy work on Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park and the solar project.
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Matters of mutual interest, party affairs and political situation were discussed in the meeting.