ECNEC Approves Four Road Projects Worth Rs130b


ECNEC Approves Four Road Infrastructure Projects Valuing Rs130b For Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) authorized four road development projects worth 130 billion rupees for Punjab.

Kamalia-Shorkot-Chowk Azam-Layyah, Hasilpur-Bahawalnagar, Vehari-Pakpattan-Debalpur, and Shorkot-Jhang are among the road developments, according to Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar in a tweet on Monday 31st January 2022.

The council approved the K-4 project, which would cost 126 billion rupees and is based on a new design. By October of next year, he remarked, twenty-six core gallons of water will have arrived in Karachi. He claimed that the federal government has kept another commitment made as part of Karachi’s Transformation Plan.

The ECNEC also approved a 96 billion rupee clean water and sanitation project for sixteen tehsils in South Punjab’s rural districts.


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According to Asad Umar, the ECNEC also approved the construction of the Rawalpindi-Kharian motorway under the Public Private Partnership model.

He stated that the project will be completed in thirty months at a cost of thirty billion rupees.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said in a tweet that the project’s approval will herald in a new age of development in North and Central Punjab.

He stated that it will assist 42 National Assembly constituencies. He claimed that the project would cut the distance between Islamabad and Lahore by 100 kilometers and provides water and sanitation to rural regions in sixteen tehsils in South Punjab.


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