Khattak for rehabilitation of roads in KP



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has directed the authorities concerned to complete all the arrangements within next three months regarding rehabilitation project of roads network in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said this while exchanging views regarding the project with Country Director of Asian Development Bank Warner who along with Senior Transport Specialist Pawan Wirki called on him at Pakhtunkhwa House Islamabad.

He said the project estimated cost of $.200 million would take place on the ground from January 2017 and Asian Development Bank would provide financial assistance in this regard.

On this occasion different highways of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa total length of around about 500 km were identified for rehabilitation on priority basis. It was decided that rehabilitation work would start from January, 2017with the estimated cost of $.200 million. Asian Development Bank would provide financial assistance. Meanwhile, the construction of out ring road from Chamkani to Budhber estimated cost of Rs.12 billion was also decided. Financial assistance for this project would also be provided by the Asian Development Bank.

The CM while talking on the occasion said that the projects would not only improve the quality of roads but would also boost up the socio-economic development.

Advisor to Chief Minister for C&W Akbar Ayub, Additional Chief Secretary P&D, Secretary C&W, and Managing Director Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority were also present on the occasion. During the meeting, rehabilitation of Highways in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa came under the discussion in details and output based decisions have also been taken in this regard.