Unveiling Rs34 billion development package for Multan, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Monday that today is a historic occasion when the foundation stone of the South Punjab Secretariat has been laid while fulfilling the long-standing demands of the people.
“I am thankful to PM Imran Khan and the construction and timely completion of the South Punjab Secretariat in Multan will be ensured. Similarly, the foundation stone of the South Punjab Secretariat will be laid soon in Bahawalpur. South Punjab was kept deprived in the past and people were deceived through fudge figures,” said the CM.
The utilizing of the development budget in South Punjab was not more than 17 percent in the past but the incumbent government has allocated and ring fenced 33 percent funds for Southern Punjab, he said while addressing the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the South Punjab Secretariat and announcement of the Multan Development Package in Multan.