Balochistan govt expedites efforts to complete Ziarat highway by June 2023


Balochistan government has expedited its efforts to complete 134-km long Quetta-Ziarat highway by June 2023 to provide better transportation and communication facilities to the masses. In the first phase of the project, 64-km highway from Khani Baba cross to Ziarat would be completed by the end of this year while the remaining section from Ziarat to Sanjavi will be completed in the next phase of the project.

A high level meeting on the development of Ziarat-Sanjawi Highway was held here under the chair-manship of Provincial Secretary for Communica-tions and Works, Roshan Ali Sheikh. Additional Secretary Budget/Development Muzammil Hussain, Chief Engineer Design Sajjad Baloch, Technical Advisor Mukhtiar Kakar, Project Director of Ziarat-Sanjawi Highway Ghulam Muhammad Zehri and other senior officers were present on the occasion.

The project director during the briefing said that with the construction of the highway, travel time between Quetta to Loralai would be reduced which would create opportunities for local people.—APP