KNOW MORE: Punjab Government decides to construct a Dubai-like modern city

The news offers much respite to people living in Lahore who for long have been facing problems related to overcrowdedness, regular traffic jams, and city mismanagement.

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Dubai like city

The Punjab government has decided to establish a separate authority to carve out a new city in the North of Lahore along modern lines.

The news offers much respite to people living in Lahore who for long have been facing problems related to overcrowdedness, regular traffic jams, and city mismanagement.

The CM Punjab, Usman Buzdar, has accorded the approval for establishing the authority under the nomenclature of the River Ravi Front Authority.

The ordinance in this regard will soon be advertised. The area of the city will be 100,000 acres, which is close to 404 square kilometers. It is noteworthy that Lahore, the capital of Punjab, has a total area of 1772 square kilometers.

Under the multi-billion plan, a modern city similar to Dubai will be constructed in over one lac acres land.

In this new state-of-the-art city, the construction of high-rise buildings would be the top priority of the government.A big lake and three barrages will also be constructed in the city. The project would help to overcome the growing problems of climate, water, and traffic.

Moreover, the private sector is expected to invest PKR 5,000 billion in the project.

What are your views on this? Share with us in the comments bar below.

  • If done right then this will generate jobs and kick start the economy. positive growth in these hard pandemic days will propelle the economic growth.

  • More opportunities for land mafia. Buy up land for cheap. Build shoddy houses, and sell them for an arm and a leg, along with exorbitant service charges.


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