CM orders timely completion of public welfare schemes.


PESHAWAR -- Design of the proposed 360-kilometre long Peshawar-Dera Ismail Khan Motorway is likely to be completed by September next as Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority has initiated topographic survey of the multi-billion rupee project, according to an official statement issued here on Monday.

Senior officials informed a high level meeting, which was chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, that the motorway would consist of 18 interchanges, 45 and it would connect Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway with Dera Ismail Khan via Kohat, Hangu, Bannu, Karak and Lakki Marwat.

The meeting reviewed in detail progress so for made on Peshawar-Dera Ismail Khan Motorway, Swat Expressway and other road projects.

The chief minister directed the departments concerned to take all required steps to ensure completion of development schemes within the given timelines.

He said that unnecessary delay in completion of development schemes of public welfare would not to be tolerated.

He warned the quarters concerned of strict action in case of unnecessary delay in completion of schemes.

Besides, administrative secretaries of the relevant departments, high-ups of Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority and other relevant bodies attended the meeting.

The meeting was given detailed briefing about the road, tunnel design...

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