CDWP clears projects worth Rs139bn.

ISLAMABAD -- The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Friday cleared six projects worth Rs139 billion, particularly those relating to flood rehabilitation and water management.

A meeting of the CDWP, presided over by Minister for Planning and DevelopAment Ahsan Iqbal, recommended rehabilitation and reconstruction of N-5 motorway from Moro to Ranipurto at a cost of Rs36bn and Sindh Flood Emergency Reconstruction project amounting to Rs48bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) for approval.

The rehabilitation and reconstruction of 318-404km N-5 and 32 damaged bridges under $150 million ADB flood emergency loan are meant for restoration of the disrupted communication infrastructure.

The CWDP also approved Improving Workforce Readiness in Punjab project sponsored by the ADB and Planning and Development Department Board, government of Punjab, at a cost of...

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