Addressing the officials of different Chinese companies through video link from Lahore, the CM discussed matters regarding Saaf Pani project. Senior authorities of prominent Chinese companies having expertise in water sector and members of the delegation from Punjab participated in the meeting from Beijing through video link.
The CM told the Chinese that the Punjab government evolved a big project of supply of clean drinking water to the people of the province but due to inefficiency, negligence and non-professional attitude of the officials of Saaf Pani Company, the project has been delayed. Senior officials of Saaf Pani Company have been suspended and instructions have been issued to blacklist the consultants, he added.
Due to laxity and inefficiency of some officials, Shehbaz said, time and resources have been wasted but now speedy progress will have to be made.
The Chief Minister welcomed the interest shown by Chinese companies in the project and assured that all-out facilities will be provided to them in the province. “It is priority of the government to implement Saaf Pani project expeditiously as it is directly linked with human health.