Islamabad: According to reports reported on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation for the repair of the Balkasar to Mianwali and Mianwali to Muzaffargarh Road projects on Saturday (December 11). (December 9).
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According to the data, the road project is 415 kilometres long, with 286 kilometres between Mianwali and Muzaffargarh and 129 kilometres between Balkasar and Mianwali. The National Highway Authority (NHA) will be in charge of the road reconstruction, which will cost PKR 13.8 billion.
The project is being carried out in the form of a Public-Private Partnership. The federal government would provide PKR 12.4 billion, while NHA will contribute PKR 1.38 billion through a road maintenance account.
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Furthermore, the project is projected to be completed in less than a year. To ensure timely completion, the project has been divided into ten segments, each measuring 40 kilometres. The road project’s technical bids are being evaluated, and after they are completed, the finance bids will be opened.
PM Khan is set to open the Hakla-Dera Ismail (D.I.) Khan Motorway on Monday, according to reports (December 13). It is part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor’s western alignment.
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The four-lane north-south highway will run from Hakla on the Peshawar-Islamabad (M-1) near the Fateh Jang junction to Yarik near D.I. Khan, according to project details. Travel time will be reduced from five to two and a half hours as a result of this project.
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