Gujrat-Sambrial-Kharian Motorway to be completed within two years


A meeting was held to review the ongoing work on the Gujrat-Kharian-Sambrial Motorway under the chair of Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR) Punjab Zahid Akhtar Zaman, here on Thursday.

Secretary Settlement Rafid Malhi, Member Central Zone National Highway and other officers were present while Deputy Commissioner Sialkot, Addi-tional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Gujrat, and Assistant Commissioners of Sambrial and Kharian participated through video link. The officers gave a detailed briefing to Senior Member Board of Reve-nue Zahid Akhtar Zaman regarding the ongoing work on the motorway.

Zahid Akhtar Zaman said that Gujrat-Sambrial-Kharian Motorway will be completed within two years. He asked the DCs to hand over the required land to concerned authorities immediately and the concerned bodies should complete the motorway alignment as soon as possible. He said that the Gu-jrat-Sambrial-Kharian 69-km long motorway is being built to benefit the locals and industrialist community of the ‘industrial triangle.’ In the first phase, he added that the construction of a 35 km portion of the motorway has been started from Kharian. He issued instructions to Deputy Commissioners that the construction work should also be started on the link roads to connect cities with it. There should be no compromise on the quality of the roads and material, he stressed. He issued instructions to the Irrigation department and said that the process of alignment of the motorway bridge at Head Marala should be completed on time and other departments should also extend necessary support. He said that the government is trying to provide the best travel facilities to the citizens through useful projects like the motorway and after the completion of the motorway project, hours of travel will be reduced to minutes.

Later, a meeting was held in the committee room of the Board of Revenue regarding the Pulse Pilot Project started from Lahore under the chair of the Senior Member Board of Revenue.

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