Altaf Hamid Rao.
MUZAFFARABAD/ MIRPUR (AJK), (Parliament Times) : The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan laid the foundation stone of Mini dam and flow metering system here on Thursday. The project will be completed at a cost of over 862 million rupees in two year.Talking to media persons after laying the foundation stone the Prime Minister said that the government attaches highest priority for the provision of basic amenities of life to the people and special emphasis in this regard has been given to provide clean drinking water faculties, education and health sectors. . He said the people have given sacrifices in the form of two rivers to demonstrate their total commitment with Pakistan. He said due to the Neelum Jhelum power project not only the temperature of the city has increased but people have been facing shortage of water. He said this project will be completed in time and according to the set standard and added that with the construction of this project and water bodies will help to cater to the shortage of water in the city and will also boost tourism activities.
Meanwhile the Prime Minister also inaugurated a newly constructed city police station completed at a cost of over 37 million rupees. Speaking on the occasion he appreciated the performance of the police and assured that the government will resolve the issues being faced by the police in the state. . He said the present government has changed the Thana culture and added it is for the first time that the government has appointed about six hundred persons through NTS on merit in the police department. The concept of a model police station is very important for our society. The Prime Minister handed over the keys of the city police station to the Inspector General Police. Earlier on his arrival the Prime Minister was accorded a Guard of Honor by the police contingents. The Inspector General Police briefed the Prime Minister about the law and order situation in Azad Kashmir.