Lahore: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has released PKR 400 million as the first payment instalment under Budget 2018-19, a news source reported. This includes payment for shelter homes, arena, and various other city projects.
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Of the funds provided, a sum of PKR 50 million has been dedicated for shelter homes, PKR 80 million for contractors, and PKR 2 million for consultants.
An amount of PKR 159 million has been allocated for Khayaban-e-Jinnah projects as well.
Additionally, an amount of PKR 30 million has been demarcated for a signage project along with PKR 51 million for an arena project; while a figure of PKR 380 million is still pending.
PHA has been allotted PKR 8 million for a Shaukat Khanum Project, while PKR 100 million has been allocated for the Shaukat Khanum Flyover.
Payments had been delayed for the past 7 months because of budget non-approval.