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5 Trillion ‘River Ravi Project’ Launched In Lahore

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River Ravi Urban Developed Project launched in Lahore LAHORE :   P rime Minister Iman Khan on Friday launched Rs5 trillion ‘Ravi Urban Development Project’ and termed it vital to save the historical city of Lahore from environmental challenges caused by unplanned settlements.  “This project is meant to revive the lost glory of Lahore, a city struggling to cope with the problems of pollution, sewerage and water shortage”, the premier said while addressing the inaugural ceremony. The prime minister said that the project will develop the dying River Ravi into a perennial freshwater body, with high-quality waterfront urban development. The modern city will have all facilities for its dwellers, besides a forest area to be planted with six million trees, he added. Imran Khan told the audience that work was also underway on the Naya Pakistan Housing project and a stage had come where Pakistan was at a tipping point in terms of employment creation and development. The premier said the project