National Highway Authority’s member planning Asim Amin held E-Kachehri at head office of the Authority through NHA official Face book Page on Thursday and answered the questions raised by the people all over the country.
Mr. Asim Amin said that National Highway Authority Executive Board and National Highway Council has approved award of Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-6) project and that Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has ordered to start the construction work on this project as soon as possible.
This mega project will be completed in 30 months according to international standards, 15 interchanges, 01 major bridge over the Indus River, 19 overpass bridges, 82 bridges over canals, 6 flyovers and 10 service areas will be constructed on this 306 km long motorway. This motorway will cost more than 307 billion rupees. Service areas and rest areas will also be provided on both sides of this motorway at a distance of every 50 km.
This motorway will pass through the districts of Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Matiari, Benazirabad, NowshehroFeroze, Khairpur and Sukkur which will bring about economic and social development there as well as new livelihood opportunities will be generated in these areas. Answering to the questions related to Maintenance of roads, CPEC projects, collection of toll tax, and axle load, he said that the relevant Members of NHA will personally contact those who give better suggestions in the construction process and will get guidance from them.
Mr. Asim Amin also informed the callers that NHA is working for timely completion of ongoing construction projects. He said, highways are our national asset and NHA is continuously making efforts to make travel on motorways and national highways safe and environment friendly.