MULTAN: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Zahid Akhtar Zaman said that different mega projects were being initiated near Vehari road, Bahawalpur By-pass and Sher Shah By-pass in line with 20-year Master Plan to meet future requirements.

Addressing a meeting of heads of different departments, the DCO said that Islamabad model was being followed for introduction of new mega projects in Multan.

He said separate residential areas, green belts, commercial, and industrial units would be included in the 20-Year plan. He said most of mega projects including motorway, cadet college, eye hospital, kidney centre, District Headquarters Hospital, engineering university and some other projects were being established towards South. He informed that DHA was also planning to introduce residential colony in the same area.

He said the Master Plan was big challenges and the administration was engaged in consultation process with all stakeholders. He also directed officials to hold seminar so that suggestions by public could be included for finalising the plan.

About Bossan Road, DCO said that there was highly populated areas and lot of traffic issues related to the area.

The meeting participants also made proposal about establishment of agricultural zone, industrial zone, sports zone , low income housing scheme and two education zones in the district.

The meeting was attended by DG MDA Mumtaz Qureshi, MD WASA
Chaudhary Shamim, Renowned architect Syed Aftab Hashmi, Engineers from NESPAK and other officers.