Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a review meeting on Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) and Central Business District (CBD), Walton

November 19, 2021

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a review meeting on Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) and Central Business District (CBD), Walton. The Prime Minister said,”Both RUDA and CBD are Government’s flagship projects that will promote modern, self-sustained, clean and green residential and business facilities in the country.” “These projects are very crucial for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in housing and construction sectors in the country”, added the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister directed the authorities to win over maximum investment for both the projects. Earlier the Prime Minister was informed that work on the development of basic infrastructure including roads, sewerage and drainage in the Central Business District (CBD) was in full swing and is likely to be completed ahead of schedule. Moreover, the construction work on Bab e Pakistan Project will also start soon. The Prime Minister was apprised that RUDA is all set to develop its Saphire Bay Project. Moreover, a state of the art Industrial Estate, powered by renewable energy, is also ready to be launched very soon. Located at a strategic sight that is easily accessible through Ring Road and Motorways, it would house various manufacturing and light Industrial units. The meeting was attended by Minister of State on Information & Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, Advisor on Finance Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, SAPM on Political Communication Dr Shehbaz Gill, Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing & Development Authority (NAPHDA) Lt Gen Anwar Ali Haider (Retd), Advocate General Punjab Ahmed Awais and senior officers concerned. Punjab Housing Minister Malik Asad Khokhar, Punjab Local Government Minister Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and senior officers concerned from the Government of Punjab joined the meeting via video link.