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PM Imran directs timely completion of development projects in Punjab

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed authorities concerned to complete development projects, including the Gujranwala Development Plan, Rawalpindi Regeneration and Nullah Lai Expressway project as soon as possible.

Chairing a meeting to review the progress on these projects in Islamabad on Tuesday, the premier said the federal government will extend all possible cooperation for the implementation of a regional development strategy.

“The government is giving special attention to promoting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for the growth of the economy,” he said.

Under the Gujranwala Plan, the government would work on the development of agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors in order to fully exploit the potential of the Gujranwala Division, PM Imran remarked.

The Nullah Lai Expressway project will play a role in the transformation of Rawalpindi city by addressing problems of the city as well as creating economic activity, he hoped.

He also instructed to give special importance to the projects include knowledge and technology transfer, specialized value chain, infrastructure, development of human resources, cluster support system, inexpensive energy, communications, urban management, better coordination between rural and urban markets.