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‎The Punjab Government has approved five development schemes of various development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 1427.176 million.

These schemes were approved in the 21st meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year 2014-15 which was presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development (P&D) Board Chairman Muhammad Irfan Elahi, said P&D Spokesman.

Provincial P&D Secretary Waseem Ajmal Chaudhary, members of the P&D Board, provincial secretaries concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments also attended the meeting.

According to P&D spokesman, the approved development schemes included: Technical Assistance for Multi-Tranche Financing Facility (MFF) for Punjab Cities Improvement Investment Program (PC-II) at the cost of Rs 93.220 million, Faisalabad Link Road Development Project (FLRDP) at the cost of Rs 493.707 million, Rehabilitation / Improvement of High Court Road from GT Road to Car Chowk with Additional length upto Chaklala Scheme-III, length=4.31 km, Rawalpindi at the cost of Rs 379.347 million, Remodeling 3 No Aqueducts on B.S. Link Canal District Kasur at the cost of Rs 449.473 million and Feasibility Study for Identification of Potential Areas for Promotion of Tourism (PC-II) at the cost of Rs 11.429  million.