LAHORE, August 28: Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif has granted approval to the construction of a flyover at the Lahore Canal on Ferozepur Road (Muslim Town) and an underpass at Qainchi Stop near Chungi Amar Sidhu to be built by the city district government of Lahore. The CM also directed that Multan Road project be completed by Sept 15, says a handout issued here.

Presiding over a meeting regarding development projects here on Sunday, the CM said that work was in progress to make Ferozepur Road a signal-free corridor. He said that Qainchi underpass would also help streamline traffic on this road. He said that another flyover at the Lahore Canal near F.C College would be built.

He formed a committee to generate additional resources for development projects besides ordering repair and rehabilitation of roads damaged due to construction of Kalma Chowk flyover at the earliest.

He directed that horticulture be promoted in the province and maximum trees be planted at the sites of development projects.

C&W secretary Major Azam Salman (retired) gave a detailed briefing regarding development projects.

MPAs Dr. Saeed Elahi and Hafiz Mian Nauman, Planning and Development Board chairman, NLC sector in charge, Lahore commissioner and DCO, PHA director-general and Nespak officials attended the meeting.