Tag: Nha

The road to redemption

NHA (National Highway Authority) isn’t exactly known for its imaginative spark or the use of their neurons of ingenuity. However, if NHA were to...

PM orders NHA to resume work on Lowari Tunnel

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday ordered the chairman of the National Highways Authority (NHA) to immediately resume work on Lowari Tunnel. He also...

Senate committee discusses NHA projects

Senate Standing Committee on Communications on Monday discussed the work progress on Hasanabdal Manshera Expressway; Project E- 35. The NHA chairman told that expressway,...

NHA chairman won’t tolerate negligence, plundering of resources

No laxity or negligence will be tolerated in the construction standards or use of resources in completing the projects in the region, Chairman National...

NHA Executive Board meets

Chairman National Highway Authority Syed Muhammad Ali Gardezi has said that some relief has been given to NHA by providing Rs2.3 billion. However, more...

NHA deals with financial crunch

National Highway Authority Chairman Syed Muhammad Ali Gardezi has said that the financial crunch, through which NHA is passing nowadays, needs to be tackled...

LHC issues notice to NHA

Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Khalid Mahmood on Tuesday issued notice to the National Highway Authority (NHA) and other respondents on a petition questioning...

AGP unearths embezzlement worth billions in NHA

The auditor general of Pakistan has identified embezzlements and financial irregularities worth billions in the accounts of the National Highway Authority (NHA), which range...

PEMRA raids NHA’s illegal FM radio station

A PEMRA enforcement team in Peshawar, on Wednesday raided an illegal FM Radio station being run by NHA (National Highways Authority) in violation of...

Haqqani’s brother likely to be NHA chairman

Engineer Hassan Haqqani, the elder brother of Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, is likely to be appointed the chairman of the National Highway Authority...

NHA launched 60 development projects in three years: NA informed

The National Highway Authority (NHA) has undertaken 60 development projects in different areas of the country during last three years, Parliamentary Secretary for Communications...

NHA awaits $1.5b from US for road damages

ISLAMABAD - The cash-strapped Ministry of Communications - whose one subsidiary, the National Highway Authority alone needs Rs 600 billion to implement its ongoing projects across the country - has not received a single penny from the government or the US for the approximate damage of$ 1.5 billion inflicted to the national highways infrastructure by NATO trucks.
"We have written numerous letters to the Prime Minister's Secretariat and the Foreign Office since 2009 - months after

Verdict reserved on NHA chief’s acquittal plea

KARACHI - Additional and District Judge (ADJ) West Gulshan Aara Chandio on Saturday reserved the judgment on the acquittal plea of National Highway Authority (NHA) Chairman Chaudry Altaf from the Shershah bridge collapse case under Section 265-K.
The NHA chief, ex-chairman NHA Major General (r) Farrukh Javed, operations member Raja Nowsherwan, general manager (construction) Mohammed Yousaf Barakzai, ex-general manager (construction) retired colonel Tahseenul Haq, former member

IHC issues notice to CDA and NHA for charging toll tax

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to Capital Development Authority (CDA) and National Highway Authority (NHA) seeking their reply over a petition against toll plazas charging tax from locals. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Riaz heard a petition filed by Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) against the toll plazas for charging residents of Islamabad.
The PTI through its lawyer made the CDA and NHA respondents for charging tax from the

LHC issues notice to NHA chairman

LAHORE - Justice Asad Munir of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday issue notice to the Chairman National Highways Authority (NHA) and Evolves Company which was given Motorway/Highways advertising and promotional contracts by the authority at low rates by violating rules at the cost of loss to national kitty.
The judge directed the respondents NHA and the contractor company to file reply positively within three weeks. The order came on the petition against NHA which was filed by

Senators call NHA ‘den of corruption’

ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the Standing Committee of Senate on Communications on Monday witnessed great commotion when members of the parliamentary body termed the National Highway Authority (NHA) a den of corruption and its chairman as one of the most corrupt government officials.
"There was a time when NHA had credibility but it has become a den of corruption since Chaurdhry Altaf assumed the charge as chairman," Senator Humayoun Khan said, adding, "The incumbent chairman of NHA

NHA chairman arrested in bridge collapse case

KARACHI: The police on Saturday arrested National Highway Authority (NHA) Chairman Chaudhry Altaf and two other officials after West Additional District and Sessions Judge Gulshan Ara Chandio rejected their interim arraignment.
However, former NHA chairman Major Gen (r) Farrukh Javed and the project director of the ECIL Company, Mohammad Yousaf Barakzai, who passed the architectural design of the bridge, managed to flee from the court premises. The men were appearing in court in