Islamabad: According to news reports, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar indicated on Monday that building of the 306-kilometer Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway (M6) will begin when the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) gives its clearance.
During a press conference, the minister stated that the federal government has resolved all technical and financial barriers to the construction of the highway. He further stated that NADRA registration offices would be set up in each Sindh district.
The Sukkur-Hyderabad (M6) motorway is the largest project announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan for Sindh, out of all the development packages for the province. The Prime Minister has announced a PKR 446 billion development package for Sindh’s neglected districts in the areas of communication, irrigation, power supply, and sports projects.
Improvements to 14 passport offices, the rebuilding of 200,000 acres of agricultural land, the creation of the Nai Gaj Dam, which will irrigate 28,800 acres, 30,000 additional electricity connections, and gas delivery to 160 towns are just a few of the projects included in the package.