Ravi Urban Development Authority chairman resigns

By: News Desk
Published: 12:04 PM, 20 Mar, 2021
Ravi Urban Development Authority chairman resigns
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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ravi Urban Development Authority (RDUA), a flagship project of the incumbent government, Rashid Aziz has resigned from his post, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday, quoting its sources. 

RUDA CEO/Chairman Rashid Aziz has tendered his resignation and sent it to the Punjab Chief Secretary. He has sent a three-month notice period to the chief secretary.  

The sources claimed that the Punjab government stopped Rashid Aziz’s salary and made his post ‘honorary’. Rashid Aziz said he was made interim CEO but he was resigning for personal reasons.

However, he expressed his good wishes for the RUDA project and said the structure was ready and he hoped work would continue on the project.

Rashid Aziz said that it was good to work on the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

On Thursday last, Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the authorities concerned to ensure execution of Ravi City and Central Business District projects according to the stipulated timelines as both were the priority projects of the government.

The prime minister said this in a briefing given to him on Ravi City project in Islamabad wherein he was also apprised of the progress in agri-farming in the Ravi City.

He had said that the Ravi City project was critical for resolution of the issues faced by the people of Lahore which would also beget economic activities in the city as well as across the Punjab province.

Reporter Qazafi Butt