LAHORE - The beautification process of more than 300 triangles of 32 roads of the City under Model Road Project worth Rs 100 million is in full swing. The project entails establishment of green belts, placing flowers and plants besides revamping road cuts, decorating chowks with fountains and monuments, improving road lining, road marking, repairing footpaths and curb stones and complete landscaping of roads. The project aims to make 32 City thoroughfares clean, tidy and stylish under Chief Minister Green and Clean Programme. Commissioner Lahore Khusro Pervez is spearheading the City facelift project. Initially 10 roads have been smartened up. These roads include, Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, GT Road, Allama Iqbal Road, Bund Road, Canal Road, Main Boulevard (Gulberg), Jail Road, Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, The Mall, Southern Bypass and Shadman Road. The Pakistan Horticulture Authority (PHA), Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Traffic and Engineering Planning Agency (TEPA), Solid Waste Management (SWM), Traffic Department, Lahore Electricity and Power Authority (LESCO) and a number of subordinate departments of CDGL are coordinating in this regard. DCO Lahore Sajjad Ahmed Bhutta, CM Task Force Chairman Khawaja Hassan Ahmed and CM Chief Coordinator Noshad Hameed and Town Municipal Officers (TMOs) are engaged in this mega project to turn the City boulevards into visual gardens. Chairman CM Task Force on Parks and Horticulture Mohsin Latif when asked about the details of the project on Friday, said Model Road Project would go a long way in increasing face value of the roads. Under this project vases and bouquets of flowers will be placed on all roads. The greenery and fragrance will put positive effects on the nerves of road users, he added. He hoped that people would witness beauty on road and they would not litter it by throwing thrash and garbage. Soon, cleanliness campaign will be started to make the people abreast how they could keep the City roads clean and tidy. Director General PHA Rahil Ahmed Saddiqi said the basic concept was to improve the grandeur of the City roads. He said that PHA would also add murals, arts, paintings and monuments in future He said the CM had given a go ahead for the project, announcing Rs 100 million revolving fund for it in the current fiscal year. We want to keep the things as close to nature as possible and not to make them artificial. We are not destroying history and nature but adding to its value, he maintained. He viewed that there would be no tree cutting and only required space would be used for beautification. He said PHA is also seeking help of designers and consultants to make this project successful.