Rawalpindi: (Parliament Times) Commissioner Rawalpindi Nadeem Aslam Chaudry said that regular monitoring of construction of Model Cattle Market Gondal, District Attock is being done in order to ensure the speed and quality of the project. He directed to utilize all out resources and complete it by 31st January 2018 also make it operational soon after completion. Considering agriculture as the backbone of economy, Punjab government is vigilant to provide farmers with every needful resource to help them in enhancing their capacity and increasing their yields which will ultimately be beneficial for our country. Nadeem Aslam Chaudry further shared that no one will be allowed to exploit the rights of farmers, adding that cattle market is aimed to save farmers from the huge prices charged by the contractors for sale/purchase of their cattle and hopefully this Model Market will serve the purpose quiet well. The infrastructure of under-construction Model cattle Market will provide necessary facilities to the traders, breeders, livestock farmers and livestock lovers in organized manner. He said that 199 Million Rupees is being allocated for this Model Market which will be equipped with all the necessary facilities like cattle sheds, boarding and lodging for customers, fodder shop.

He shared these thoughts while talking to the meeting Board of Director of Cattle Market Management Company to review headway of Model Cattle Market Attock. Deputy Commissioner Attock Rana Akbar Hayat, DC Jehlum Iqbal Hussain Khan. Additional Commissioner Coordination Tariq Salam, ADC Mian Behzad Adil, Additional Director Livestock Dr. Arshad Latif, MD Cattle Market Muhammad Younis and other concerned officials were also present at the meeting.

Nadeem Aslam Chaudry further said that the market will hold both big and small animals while veterinary a hospital, dormitories for the livestock farmers, bank, restaurants, mosque, toilets, general dispensary, offices and other facilities have also been established. MD Cattle Market Muhammad Younis briefed the meeting about the progress of project and said that the market will be completely be made error free. He assured that remaining work will be completed within stipulated time with costing its standard. Moreover he shared that Model Market will remain operational for 24 Hours in the 06 days of a week.

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