13 Small Waterbodies to be Built in Suleman Ranges

small reservoirs in suleman ranges by CM of Punjab Usman Bizdar
  • Chief Minister of Punjab announced 13 Small Waterbodies to be built in Sulaiman Ranges
  • A memorandum of Understanding has been signed by NESPAK and Irrigation Department.
  • Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is doing efforts for tribal communities living in the underdeveloped areas of the country.
  • Millions have been allocated for the development of the areas surrounding Sulaiman Ranges.

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Usman Buzdar the Chief Minister of Punjab has announced that 13 Small dams and reservoirs will be built in Sulaiman Ranges. The area of the tribal community will be linked with Baluchistan by metal road infrastructure. This road infrastructure will create job opportunities as well as boost business in the area.

The Suleman Ranges are mountainous areas known as Koh-e-Suleman or Suleman Mountains. It is a part of the Southern Hindu Kush mountain ranges present in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Suleman Mountains form edges with Balochistan Plateau and Iranian Plateau.

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CM of Punjab visited Dera Ghazi Khan and Sakhi Sarwar and inaugurated several developmental projects. On this occasion, he informed that a memorandum of Understanding has been signed by NESPAK and the Irrigation Department leading to the initiation of projects.

Further, he added, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is doing efforts for the improvement of tribal areas in the country. In past, no proper attention was given to these areas.

Millions have been allocated for the development of the areas surrounding the Suleman Ranges. Usman Buzdar briefed about the developmental projects. A rescue station at Sakhi Sarwar will be built that costs 40 million rupees. A water supply scheme in For Munro will be launched that costs 50 million rupees. An amount of 1 billion rupees has been allocated for Cadet College Fort Munro.

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Fort Munro is a hill station, well known as Tuman Leghari. It is situated in Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab at a height of 6,470 feet above sea level. Nomads belong to the Leghari tribe.

The CM of Punjab pointed that the government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has no vengeful thoughts.  Recruitment in Baloch Levy and established border military police has been ratified by the provincial government. Also, a new police station will be built in the region.

Teachers will be recruited with relaxation in educational qualification in order to choose local talent in the area stated by CM of Punjab. The event was attended by Chairman Punjab land record authority Ahmed Ali Dareshak, adviser Muhammad Haneef, former Zila Nazim Abdul Qadir Khosa, Minister for Irrigation Mohsin Leghari, and State Minister Zartaj Gul. The representatives from the District administration were also among the attendants.

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