GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday announced construction of a sports stadium and laying sewerage during a visit to his native town Ghakhar Mandi.

Bajwa went to the residence of his ailing relative Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf Bajwa and inquired after him. Later, he visited his other relatives Chaudhry Muhammad Anwar and Chaudhry Muhammad Ahmad.

The army chief went to the graveyard across the railway station and offered Fateh at the graves of his grandfather and other relatives.

He announced construction of a sports stadium along the government elementary training institute at a cost of Rs175 million. He ordered immediate removal of cattle market along the boundary walls of government degree colleges for boys and girls as students of both institutes had protested against it.

The army chief also announced changing the entire sewerage of the town, and construction of boundary wall of the graveyard.

Published in Dawn, December 25th, 2017

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