Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on Monday said the PML-N government was spending billions of rupees funds on a priority basis for development and prosperity of southern Punjab.
Talking to MNA Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar here, he said the PML-N government, had ensured rights of the people of that part of the province by providing resources worth billions of rupees generously.
During the meeting, progress on different development schemes pertaining to the prosperity and welfare of southern Punjab, especially the Bahawalpur division, came under discussion.
The Chief Minister said that solar energy plant of 400 megawatts had been established at Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur and a Turkish company was also set up the 300-megawatt solar project with a tariff of six cents per unit. It would be the cheapest solar tariff in Pakistan’s history to provide low-priced electricity to the people.