Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz presided over a meeting in Lahore today (Sunday) to review progress on solarization project in Cholistan.
The meeting was apprised that solar water plants are being installed to provide water to people in far flung areas of Cholistan.
The proposals for use of modern technology to increase rains in area were also discussed.
CM Hamza also directed provide water to animals as well.
Earlier, in a previous month, Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz had chaired a meeting in which commissioner Bahawalpur, disclosed that 34 points have been identified for installing solar water pumps.
The CM said that a pilot project of solar water plants would be started to provide water in the Cholistan near homes and added that relevant matters should be finalized without delay as the government wants to resolve this issue permanently.
Permanent availability of water should be ensured through water bowsers in outback’s of Cholistan along with setting up a dispensary for treating heat stroke and other diseases, he said and announced to visit Bahawalpur soon.