CM Usman Buzdar inaugurates Firdous Market Underpass in Lahore
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar on Thursday inaugurated Firdous Market Underpass in Lahore, ARY News reported.
According to details, the 540-meter long two-lane dual carriageway underpass would facilitate traffic from the adjoining areas with special arrangements for water disposal.
The problem of traffic jams in Gulberg and Cantt areas will be resolved.
The project would also benefit more than 91,000 vehicles daily and save fuel worth millions of rupees annually.
The project has been completed in 18 months with the cost of Rs1.18bn.
Last week, CM Usman Buzdar had introduced ‘Insaaf Medicine Card’ under the Punjab Sehat Sahulat programme to facilitate people suffering from various diseases including AIDS, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.
According to details, the patients would be given Insaaf Medicine Card after registration at the Taluka Headquarters Hospitals and District Headquarters Hospitals. The patients can get free medicines from different centers.
CM Buzdar had also directed to establish desks for Hepatitis, TB and AIDS at various hospitals to facilitate the patients.