BHAWALPUR: Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park Project in Bhawalpur on Saturday. This project would provide one thousand megawatt electricity.
While addressing the inaugural ceremony of the project, Shahbaz Sharif said that the electricity produced by this project would be provided to South Punjab and other cities. He said Rs 200 billion would be invested on the project. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is taking practical measures for advancement of the Southern Punjab.
He said people who claim that Pakistan People’s Party was the champion party of Southern Punjab; the masses falsified their ideology during the previous polls. He said this project would improve the condition of Bhawalpur, adding that the project would be completed within one year.
He said this project would not be similar to that of project of Multan Airport that billions and trillions of rupees were spent on the project but it could not be completed so far. He was of the view that Nawab Sadiq Abbasi was a great visionary leader and contributed much for the progress of masses of Southern Punjab.
Shahbaz said that Rs 200 billion rupees are being invested in South Punjab and this investment is for the purpose of producing 1000 megawatt electricity. He said, God-willing, they would generate several thousand megawatt electricity more.
He said this massive investment would also produce many more dimensions. He said new hotels and restaurants would be built and the airport would be given extension, adding that foreign investors, technical experts and engineers would start to come to Pakistan.
He said the people of South Punjab and Bahawalpur buried for ever to the theory and myth of those who said that PML-N had not been in good position as compared to PPP in Southern Punjab. He said the masses proved that PML-N is taking practical measures for advancement of South Punjab.
Before election, the government started beginnings of advancement and now investment of 200 billion rupees is being made, the chief minister said. He said it is the biggest investment ever in the history. He said a new city would be built here and it would be fruitful for Bhawalpur.
Shahbaz Sharif was of the view that Nawab Sadiq was a visionary leader and shared much for advancement of the territory, adding that all which has been made by his tribe before the masses. He said Nawab Slahuddin is like his elders and brother. The Chief Minister said he is having emotions of respect for him till today. He said that the government made suggestions but he didn’t admit.