PM directs NHA to expedite work on roads network


Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has directed the Chairman National Highway Authority to expedite work on the ongoing roads network‚ especially those having economic impact for the country.
He was talking to Chairman‚ National Highway Authority Javed Iqbal Awan in Islamabad on Thursday.
The Prime Minister further directed that quality of the roads must be maintained at international standards. He said that directions have already been given to the Ministry of Finance to release all necessary funds in time for the communication projects so that space of work does not suffer.
He appreciated the efforts of National Highways in rehabilitation of roads and bridges effected by recent floods in Southern Punjab‚ Sindh and Balochistan.
The Chairman NHA briefed the Prime Minister about the progress on the ongoing projects by the Authority.