New bridge to be built on River Indus in Sukkur: Nasir Shah


Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that Sindh government has conceived a project of new bridge on River Indus in Sukkur under public private partnership mode and added that consultants would soon reach Sukkur to conduct survey for construction of bridge.


The minister said this while presiding over a high level meeting regarding development projects of Sukkur.

Deputy Commissioner office on Thursday evening. Commissioner Sukkur Shafiq Ahmed Mahessar, Deputy Commissioner Rana Adeel Tasavur and officers of local government, works and services, buildings, education works and other departments attended the meeting.


Nasir Shah directed the Commissioner to identify land for the rehabilitation of affected people of anti-encroachment operation launched to retrieve irrigation department land on the banks of canals.


Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah added that Sindh government was preparing plan to resettle the affectees and assured that no one would be left alone and every affectee would be provided alternate shelter.

He also directed administration to prepare new schemes of safe City project and slaughter House for Sukkur.


The minister said that land for establishing cattle colony Rohri has been approved and soon development work would be started.

He also directed to accelerate the pace of work on Girls College Rohri and complete it in stipulated time so that facility of education to girls could be extended near to their doors.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that all the development projects should be completed in time and additional funds would be arranged for development when needed.


He said that funds allocated in current financial year should be utilisedand  no negligence would be tolerated in this regard, the minister made it clear to the officers.