The government has released Rs 87,155 million for National Highway Authority (NHA) under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) till date.
Talking to APP, an official source said out of 22,000 million allocated for Hakla-D I Khan Motorway out of which Rs 15,400 million had been released so far.
Moreover for land acquisition, affected properties compensation for construction of the project Rs 1770.640 million had been allocated out of which 1408 million had been released.
For widening and improvement of Hoshab-Nag-Basima-Surab Highway Rs 4,000 million had been allocated and released. For construction of 118 km Thakot-Havelian Expressway construction Rs 600 million had been released while Rs 1771.600 million for Land acquisition of the project. Rs 1110 million had been released for construction of Burhan-Havelian Expressway (E-35).
For the construction of Sialkot-Lahore Motorway a total of Rs 4,000 million had been allocated and released.
For Basima-Khuzdar section of China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Rs 4,400 million had been released.
A sum of Rs 27,224 million had been released for Lahore-Abdul Hakeem Section (230 km) of Karachi-Peshawar Motorway (PKM).
As much as Rs 4400 million had been released under PSDP to ensure timely completion of Lowari Tunnel and access roads in Dir.—APP