ATTOCK - Punjab Minister for Minerals Chaudhry Sher Ali said the construction of Kalabagh Dam was paramount for the development of Pakistan and for the prosperity of its people.
The PML-N would always support its construction, he said. He noted that in the upcoming budget, special funds will be allocated for the development of Pindigheb and Fatehjang.
He said this after distributing cheques to the affected people of Shahbazpur Dam. He said that a special package had been prepared under which different development projects would be started in 13 union councils of Pindigheb and five of Fatehjang.
The minister said special efforts were being made to overcome the shortfall of electricity while different projects were near completion.
TOURNAMENT HELD: Addressing a gathering after giving away prizes to players to performed well in All Pakistan (Sheikh Inayat Elahi) Football Tournament at Attock Stadium, State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad said that the government was according priority to the promotion of sports activities.
In Punjab, its ample proof is “Youth Festival” being held every year, he added. The state minister said the organisation of sports tournaments not only promote sports but also provide healthy environment for the youth.
He said the tournament provided healthy environment for the football lovers and would also help promote football in Attock.
The minister said authorities concerned would be approached to establish a football stadium in Attock. He also appreciated the Football Association Attock for organising the tournament.
He gave away trophies and medals to the players of winning team DFA Haripur and runner up Wapda Hatian.