Quetta: During its time, the Balochistan government built 2,647 kilometres of blacktop roads in the province, with the goal of providing the best infrastructure and easy access to markets.
Construction on 550 new road projects has begun by the provincial administration. During the financial year 2021-22, a sum of Rs. 20 billion has been set aside for the completion of these projects, with the goal of providing the best communication facilities to the populace.
An official of the Balochistan administration told APP on Friday that the government built the Turbat to Pasni road at a cost of Rs 1,000 million to provide access to the main route.
The construction of road from Zhob to Manzakai at the cost of Rs. 3,290 million, Murgah Faqirzai to Badini on Rs 1590 million and Zhob to Miralikhail worth Rs. 2957 million, had also been completed to facilitate people living in areas adjacent to the Afghan border.
The provincial government was planning to construct 4,000 kilome¬ter more roads to improve the com¬munication system in the province, said official. The official said that the construction of highways would give the province’s agricultural and min¬eral production access to major markets.