Staff Reporter Lahore
NESPAK has overcome tough challenges and played a key role in the completion of Karakoram Highway Phase-II (Havelian-Thakot), a major con-necting project under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), it was stated by Dr. Tahir Masood, Managing Director NESPAK here on Monday.
NESPAK is proud to be associated with the project as Project Consultant [AER – Assistant to Employer’s Representative] as a joint venture part-ner of leading Turkish Consultancy firm M/S Dol-sar.
The consultancy scope included detailed design review, quality assurance, project monitoring and contract management.
Lately, the project has won the best bridge/tunnel award at the 9th annual Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s Global Best Projects compe-tition for its outstanding design and quality con-struction.
The 120 kilometer KKH Phase II (Havelian – Thakot Section) is a flagship en-deavor/undertaking carried out as an early harvest project under CPEC Framework.
It was successfully completed as per original date on February 2020 at a cost of Rs. 134 billion. It is recognized as a symbol and real example of Pakistan and China’s all-weather, long-lasting, brotherly and strong relation-ship.