SIALKOT-Federal Minister for Defense, Water and Power Khawaja Asif reiterated that the government will leave no stone unturned for the uplift, beautification and socio-economic development of Sialkot with start of new projects soon.

Talking to MPAs and party workers at PML-N House Sialkot, he said that the two mega projects of Sialkot-Lahore Motorway and a Ring Road around the Sialkot city would be executed very soon.

He said that the Punjab government was actively working on a plan of early shifting of the Sialkot Jail, Sialkot district courts and all the government offices from the city to its outskirts.

Earlier, the Federal Defence Minister reviewed in details the progress of the project of establishing an overhead bridge and an underpass in Sialkot city. The officials concerned said that the project of overhead bridge at Sialkot city's congested China Chowk and an underpass at Shahabpura Chowk Sialkot would be started soon.

He said the government was spending billions of rupees on Sialkot's uplift by initiating several mega development projects including the Sialkot-Lahore Motorway Project. He said that it was making efforts to make Sialkot a model district of the country.

He said that under the multi-phased plan, the government would also establish a big recreational park for public on the land being evacuated after shifting jail, district courts and all the government offices to the outskirts of Sialkot city.

MPAs Ch Ikram, Ch Tariq Akhtar Subhani, Manshaullah Butt, Rana Liaqat Ali, Zulfiqar Ghauri, Gull Naz Pasha, PML-N leaders Ides Ahmed Bajwa, Mehmoodul Hassan, Babar Khan, Nusrat Jamshaid Malik, Farooq Ghuman and Hassan Arif were also present.

BAZAARS SET UP: Sialkot district administration established six Ramazan bazaars in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils for providing the maximum financial relief for the consumers during Ramazan.

Sixty 60 Madani Dastarkhawans have also be established at various urban and rural parts of Sialkot district for providing meal for the people in active cooperation with the local traders and philanthropists.