Rs 43814.070 mn released for NHA projects under PSDP

ISLAMABAD: The government has released Rs 43,814.070 million for National Highway Authority (NHA) projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2017-18, till October 6.

Talking to reporter, an official source said on Monday, that Rs 10,000 million have been released under-construction Lahore-Abdul Hakeem section of motorway which would be completed next year.

Moreover,he said that Rs 14250 million have been released for the construction of Sialkot-Lahore Motorway. For Hakla- D I Khan Motorway,which forms important part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Rs 7,500 million had been released so far,he said.

For the construction of Lahore Eastern Bypass on GT Road,he said,Rs 2500 million have been released while Rs 200 million have been released for its land requisition.

He said that Rs 1,000 million have been released for completion of remaining works of Lowari Tunnel project recently opened for traffic.

Rs 500 million have been released for construction of black top road Yakmach-Kharan via Dostain Wad Khumaqai,he said.

Rs 150 million have been released for Hazara Motorway,likely to be completed by year end.

He said that Rs 1500 million have been released for construction of road network for New Islamabad Airport,Thalian link road.

For dualization of Yarak-Mughalkot-Zhob section,part of Western alignment of CPEC,Rs 800 million have been released.