Punjab Aab-e-Pak project owns 4 billion, 100 pc transparency would be kept: Governor

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LAHORE:    Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has announced to start new projects worth Rs 4 billion of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority from next month. Filtration plants will also be inaugurated this week in Multan and Muzaffargarh cities of southern Punjab to provide clean drinking water to the people.According to details, Patron-in-Chief of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar was talking to the media along with Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority Chairman Dr Shakeel.Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that on the issue of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority, bureaucracy, Punjab government and Aab-e-Pak Authority are on the same page due to which work on new projects of the Authority is being expedited and new projects worth Rs. 4 billion are being launched in May for provision of clean drinking water to the masses.Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the previous governments had spent billions of rupees from the national exchequer in the name of providing clean drinking water to the people but there was no outcome because of corruption but corruption or undue commission is out of question in Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority adding that we will protect every single penny of the national exchequer and 100% transparency will be ensured in all projects.Patron-in-Chief of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar further said that Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority has launched clean drinking water projects in Chak Jhumra and Renala Khurd, that will provide clean drinking water to the people of rural areas and there will be no political discrimination in the implementation of these projects. He said that Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority will ensure the provision of potable water in those areas where the candidates of PTI did not win.Governor Punjab and Patron-in-Chief of Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that Pakistan is getting stronger under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and for the first time any government is taking practical steps for the provision of basic facilities to the common man in the country because Prime Minister Imran Khan does not have a political or personal agenda. Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme, Ehasas Program and ‘’Koi Bhooka na Soye Program’’ are providing relief to the downtrodden sections of population, he added.