SADIQABAD - On the recommendation of MPA Muhammad Shafiq, the Punjab government has approved a water supply project for provision of potable water to the populace of Sadiqabad, officialdom told the media.

The work on the project is being started with Rs100 million funds. As per the feasibility report, the change of pipelines in the city, the provision of potable water and installation of generators on water plants will cost Rs 730 million. For the water project, the Divisional Development Committee has sanctioned the funds of Rs100 million and soon tenders would be invited for this purpose. 

PML-N spokesman Abdul Saboor, former nazim Abdul Qayyoom and TMA Coordination Committee Chairman Abdul Razzaq said that the PML-N leaders were working round the clock to resolve the people's grievances. They said that during the last four and a half years, development projects worth Rs2 billion had been completed and now work on the water projected is being started.

They explained that the knackered and rusty water pipelines would be replaced by the new ones for provision of drinkable water.