MULTAN - There is good news for the intellectuals, writers, poets and journalists of Multan as the town is going to get Multan Tea House, a place meant to promote literary activities in the region.

The project is launched by the District Administration under the banner of Multan Tea House and Community Centre and it will be accomplished within one month. The project includes many facilities like air-conditioned hall, a restaurant and parking lot. The affairs of the Multan Tea House will be looked after by a joint body comprising writers, journalists and officials from district administration.

Meanwhile, the DCO Multan Zahid Saleem Gondal visited the project site and directed the contractor to expedite the pace of work. He said that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif fulfilled his promise with the residents of Multan by giving the gift of big city status. He said that the quota of funds for Multan would also go up because of big city status and mega projects would be launched in the city. He said that it was his dream to bring Multan on par with Lahore.