Peshawar-DIK Motorway Project to help develop Southern KP: CM


Staff Reporter


Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has termed the proposed Peshawar-Di-Khan Motorway Project as of vital importance for the uplift of southern districts of the province and said that the project will usher in a new era of prosperity and development in the region.
He stated that, the project on completion would boost trade and economic activities and create jobs opportunities besides providing quality communication facilities to the public. He was chairing a meeting to review progress on the proposed Peshawar-DI Khan Motorway Project held here. Chief Secretary Dr. Kazim Niaz, Additional Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir, Secretary Communications and works Ijaz Ansari, Principal Secretary to CM Shahab Ali Shah and other concerned authorities attended the meeting. The meeting was briefed in detail about different aspects of proposed motorway project including its salient features, estimated cost and various options for its execution.
The chief minister directed the relevant authorities to consider all the available options for its execution and come up with the most feasible and economic option. Mahmood Khan said that Peshawar D.I. Khan Motorway would play a key role in strengthening the provincial economy adding that incumbent government would go all out to execute the project. Briefing the meeting about the proposed project it was told that detailed engineering design and PC 1 of the project had been submitted to the planning.

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