GILGIT: Gilgit Baltistan Working Development Party (GBWDP) have approved Rs 623.451 million for six projects related to the departments of Services, Home, GB Development Authority, Education and Health for financial year 2017-18.
The meeting of GBWDP for fiscal year 2017-18 was held with Chief Secretary (CS) GB Dr Kazim Niaz in chair in which several important development projects were approved.
In the meeting, a total of 22 projects were presented for discussion pertaining to departments of Law, Home, Services, GB Development Authority, Energy, Agriculture and Communication worth over Rs5.93billion.
The meeting recommended that nine development projects costing over Rs 2.9898 billion including two projects for Law, three for Communication, one each for Health, Agriculture, GB Development Authority and Home departments should be referred to the Chief Minister GB’s forum for approval.
The meeting deferred seven others projects related to Energy, Education, Health, Information and GB Development Authority due to technical reasons.
The meeting was attended besides others by the Secretaries of department of Planning and Development, Services and General Administration and others.
The CS said that transparency and merit should be the hallmark in completion of these projects and ensure its early completion without compromising on quality and standards.