LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 10th Nov, 2016 ) : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that sensitizing new generation with the great struggle of Muslims during Pakistan Movement was a national responsibility. Project of Greater Iqbal Park was an important step towards this direction, which would play an important role in highlighting the historical importance of Pakistan Movement and Pakistan Ideology, he added.
He was addressing a meeting at Civil Secretariat through video link here, which reviewed detailed progress on different matters of Greater Iqbal Park Project. The Punjab Chief Minister said, "Pakistan was achieved after numerous sacrifices and our forefathers made great struggle for it. Those who made sacrifices for that great struggle during Pakistan Movement are our heroes." He said that Greater Iqbal Park Project was a milestone in sensitizing the new generation with historical importance of Pakistan Movement and Pakistan Ideology.
He said that besides History Museum a gallery of great heroes giving sacrifices during Pakistan Movement was being constructed in that unique project of the country. He said that Greater Iqbal Park Project would result in innovation of historical heritage and best recreational facilities would become available to the people and that project would be inaugurated soon. He issued necessary directions regarding the project and said that all facilities should be outsourced.
He said that a comprehensive security system be evolved. The Chief Minister said that provision of high standard edible items be ensured in food Courts set up in Greater Iqbal Park and services of best outlets should be acquired in this regard. He said that a separate company should be set up for running the affairs of the project in a better manner and immediate steps be taken in this regard. Commissioner Lahore Division and Director General PHA gave a briefing regarding progress of Greater Iqbal Park Project. DG Walled City, Commissioner Lahore Division, MD NESPAK, DG PHA, DG LDA and concerned officials participated in the meeting through video link from Civil Secretariat.