Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the ground breaking of Ravi Riverfront Urban Development project in Lahore today (Tuesday).
Speaking on the occasion, he said this will be the planned city equipped with all the latest facilities. He said six million trees will be planted in it.
The Prime Minister said the people at home and at international level are evincing their interest in this mega project.
He directed the provincial government that there should not be any delay in the execution of this project and assured the federal government's full support in this regard.
The Prime Minister said the government will provide basic infrastructure in this new city project whilst the rest of the city will be raised from the investment.
He said this city will have separate centers for Information and Technology and Education.
Imran Khan said there will also be affordable housing in the city to accommodate the poor people.
He said the government is also giving loans on low interest rates so that the salaried class, labourers and low income groups could own their houses.
The Prime Minister said the vision of Naya Pakistan is to lift the people out of poverty.