Prime Minister Imran Khan, during his Lahore visit, appreciated the multi-billion Ravi River Front Urban Development (RRFUD) project and said that the project will be a wonderful city and attractive to the general public.
PM Imran Khan, while presiding over a meeting to review progress on RRFUD project, directed the Chief Minister Office to ensure the completion of the project in the prescribed time frame.
Prime minister also expressed concerns about underground water level and ordered the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to prepare an integrated plan to meet the challenge of potable water. He said that the underground water level is rapidly falling in the city.“Shortage of potable water and unplanned constructions are the main problems of the city,” he added.
What is Ravi RiverFront Urban Development Project?
According to the Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project, a modern city will be developed on the banks of the Ravi river, consisting of green belts, piers and boardwalks, along with 1.4 million residential units. The idea was based on the developments lining River Thames in London, England.