Joint Review Meeting of Foreign Funded Projects

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz has directed to undertake strict monitoring of development projects along with reviewing quality, speed and transparency for timely completion of these projects after every 3 months. These CM directions were being issued under the chair of Senior Provincial Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb during the Planning & Development Board meeting. The latest situation of such development projects being run through foreign financial assistance was reviewed during the meeting.Chief Secretary Punjab Zahid Akhtar Zaman apprised that 11 development projects through the World Bank financial assistance and 8 development projects through the Asian Development Bank fiscal assistance are ongoing in the Punjab province. Senior Provincial Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb while addressing the meeting stated that the Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has directed to ensure emergency care in the Basic Health Centres along with provision of ECG and other medical facilities. Marriyum Aurangzeb apprised that CM Maryam Nawaz aspires to further improve and enhance bilateral cooperation with the World Bank, ADB and other donor agencies.She highlighted that under the leadership of CM, Punjab province would become progressive as well as prosperous through excellent planning and coordination. She called for expediting the pace of work to ensure implementation for the establishment of Social Economic Registry for the provision of statistics.
Provincial Minister for Information Azma Bokhari, Federal Secretary Dr Kazim Niaz and Chairman P&D Board Nabeel Ahmad Awan participated in the meeting.