Govt working on city’s traffic decongestion projects: SACM

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Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Board of Investment and Private Public Partnership Projects Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that the Sindh government under PPPP has initiated many projects to decongest Karachi and after completion of these projects people will get relief.

This he said while presiding over a meeting of the officers of Public Private Partnership Projects here in Finance Department today.

Director General Khalid Mehmood Shaikh, Director Finance YasirMumtaz Khokhar and other officers also attended the meeting.

Director Finance YasirMumtaz Khokhar briefed the SACM on the projects being run under PPPP to decongest Karachi regarding traffic pressure.

He told that presently work was going on Malir Expressway Project at the cost of Rs. 27.5 billion while M9-N5 Link Road Project at the cost of Rs 6.5 billion was also underway.

He added, ‘ Under Urban Road Initiatives, three very important projects such as remodeling of ICI bridge, Korangi Link Road Project and Mauripur Expressway are under way at the cost of Rs. 30 billion’.

The Special Assistant to CM said that the purpose of Karachi Traffic Decongestion Projects was to minimize traffic pressure on main arteries of Cosmopolitan city and to provide relief to the people as Traffic was increasing day by day.

He was sure that after completion of these projects, the people would take a sigh of relief and would definitely appreciate Sindh Government’s initiatives.

 

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