LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to set up a separate authority for setting up a new city with Chief Minister Usman Bazdar as its chairman.
Regarding the construction of a modern city north of Lahore, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar approved the establishment of River Ravi Front Authority for which an ordinance would be issued. This authority will work to build a new city
The new city will be built in the style of Dubai and will be built on an area of more than one lakh acres. Priority will be given to the construction of high-rise buildings.
A large lake and 3 barrages will also be built in the new city. With the new city, not only will Lahore’s environmental, water and traffic problems be overcome, but the private sector is also expected to invest Rs 5,000 billion.