Gandapur Directs For Early Completion Of PSDP Projects In AJK

Gandapur directs for early completion of PSDP projects in AJK

Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has directed the officers and departments concerned to overcome the issues regarding completion of ongoing PSDP projects in AJK, at its earliest

ISLAMABAD (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 15th March, 2019) Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has directed the officers and departments concerned to overcome the issues regarding completion of ongoing PSDP projects in AJK, at its earliest.He was chairing a high level meeting here in Islamabad to review the overall progress of ongoing PSDP projects in AJK.Secretary Ministry of Kashmir Affairs Tariq Mehmood Pasha, Additional Secretary Kashmir affairs, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Azad Kashmir ,officers and projects directors of different departments and projects also attended the meeting.

The progress on 48 MW Jagron Hydro power project, Rathoa Haryam Bridge, Mir Waiz Muhammad Farooq Shaheed medical college Muzaffarabad and medical college of Mirpur, was especially taken into consideration.The Minister expressed his deep concerns on inordinate delay in completion of above said projects.

The officials concerned briefed the Minister in detail regarding issues and problems in completion of Jagron hydro power project. The Minister was informed that a comprehensive strategy has been chalked out to complete this project at its earliest.

The Minister was also briefed regarding issues confronting the completion of Rathoa Haryam Bridge near Mirpur.

He expressed his displeasure over excessive delay in completion of this project.The Minister directed the officials concerned to come up with a viable solution strictly according to law and procedure for fixing 160 m long steel fixture on the remaining part of the bridge within next seven days.Issues related to construction of two medical colleges in Muzaffarabad and Mirpur were also discussed in the meeting.

The Minister directed to complete the civil work of these two medical colleges as soon as possible. He also directed the administration of medical colleges to furnish the requests with appropriate forum for allocation of 50 self-finance seats each for both of these colleges.The Minister said that his Ministry would extend all out support and facilitation for completion of these projects so they could be utilized for the benefit of general public of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

NNI

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