Cities’ projects to be completed  under PPP: Buzdar

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that new projects of infrastructure in cities will be completed under public-private partnership (PPP) and the government will go for international bidding for PPP projects.

He was chairing a meeting of Board of Punjab Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) at the CM House in which administrative and financial rules of the authority were approved.

The decisions of second meeting of Policy & Monitoring Board were ratified in the meeting as well. The meeting also reviewed the pace on development projects being completed in collaboration with private sector.

The chief minister said the Punjab government had taken major step for sustainable development of infrastructure sector of the province by devising economic plan for urban infrastructure.

The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to get optimum benefit from the opportunities of public-private partnership for new development projects. He also directed for expediting work on preparation of feasibility for Treatment Plant in Rawalpindi. – APP