Lahore (Muhammad Yasir)
Caretaker Minister for Housing and Urban Development Punjab, Barrister Syed Azfar Ali Nasir, paid a visit to Punjab Central Business District Development Authority (PCBDDA), also known as Central Business District Punjab (CBD Punjab), where he was briefed on the CBD Punjab’s projects, especially the CBD Punjab Boulevard and Kalma Chowk Underpass remodeling. CEO CBD Punjab, Imran Amin Executive Director Commercial CBD Punjab, Mohammed Omer, Executive Director Technical CBD Punjab, Riaz Hussain, Director Business Development CBD Punjab, Ali Waqar Shah , Director Project Management CBD Punjab Asif Iqbal, Director Construction CBD Punjab, Asif Babar, officials of NLC and Nespak were also present during the visit. The Caretaker Minister visited the under-construction barrels of CBD Punjab Boulevard. CEO CBD Punjab, Imran Amin and Executive Director Technical CBD Punjab, Riaz Hussain updated the Caretaker Minister about the development work progress. Caretaker Minister showed his satisfaction and praised the efforts of CBD Punjab to complete the project on the timeline given by Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi. Speaking with media, Caretaker Minister lauded the CBD Punjab’s commitment to delivering the project on time and to a high standard of quality. He also noted the significant impact that the project would have on the city’s economy, as it would make it easier for people and goods to move around the city and would attract more investment and business opportunities to the area. The CEO of CBD Punjab, Mr. Imran Amin, expressed his confidence in his team’s ability to complete the project as per the timeline and to the highest possible standards. He highlighted the dedication and hard work of the CBD Punjab team and expressed his gratitude to Government of the Punjab for their support and encouragement. He also emphasized the CBD Punjab’s commitment to making history in the capital of Punjab, and to creating a world-class business district that would attract investment, tourism, and innovation to the region. He noted that the Kalma Chowk Underpass and Boulevard Project was just one part of the CBD’s broader vision for Lahore, which included the development of new commercial and residential spaces, modern transportation infrastructure, and state-of-the-art technology and communications systems. Overall, the briefing session highlighted the important role of CBD Punjab in modernizing Lahore’s infrastructure and positioning it as a global hub for business and innovation. Government of the Punjab and CBD Punjab expressed their commitment for continuing to work together in achieving this vision and to create a brighter future for the people of Lahore and the region.