Rs 95615 mn released for NHA under PSDP so far

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ISLAMABAD, July 21 (APP): The government of Pakistan has released Rs 95615 million for National Highway Authority under the Public Sector Development Sector (PSDP) till June 30.

Rs 20,000 million have been released for Lahore-Abdul Hakeem Section (230 km) of Karachi-Lahore Motorway (KLM), while Rs 5250 million have been released for 387 km Multan- Sukkur Section of the KLM,an official source told APP Thursday.

Rs 6850 million have been released for Thakot to Havelian 120 km (Construction of Phase-I of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) while Rs 5,000 million have been released for its land acquisition,he said.

The NHA official said that Rs 3483 million have been released to ensure timely completion of Lowari Tunnel & Access Roads in District Dir.

Rs 6500 million have been released for Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab Section of M-8 while, while for widening & improvement of Hoshab-Nag-Basima-Surab Highway (N-85) Rs 4900 million have been released,the source said.

Rs 500 million have been released for construction of Bridge over Indus River at Qazi Ahmed Amri including Skrand Bypass (Nawab Shah),Rs 950 m have been released for construction of bridge across River Chinab linking Shorkot and Garh Maharaja in Jhang district.

He said Rs 500 million have been released for a 57 km section of Faisalabad-Multan Motorway including land acquisition (Multan).

He said Rs 1610 million have been released for bridge over Indus linking N-5 with Indus Highway at Nishtar Ghat,district Rahimyar Khan.Rs 2000 million have been released for construction of Lyari Expressway.