A 21.8 km long road will be reconstructed under a public-private partnership
Web table – Posted: 20 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 7 hours ago
Posted: 20 Jan 2021 | Last Updated: 7 hours ago
The Sindh Public-Private Partnership Policy Council has approved the construction of a connecting road between the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M9) and the Karachi-Torkham National Highway (N5).
This decision was taken at a PPP board meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday. The event was attended by board members, provincial ministers, Principal Secretary Mumtaz Shah, Chair of P & D Mohammad Waseem, VC of NED University Dr Sarosh Lodhi, KWSB MD Asadullah Khan and others.
The 21.8 km M9-N5 connecting road needs to be rebuilt using PPP mode, the meeting was informed. The final PPP policy board meeting approved the investor’s request for the project. The board approves awarding of contracts and signing concession agreements.
The meeting was also informed that the Karachi-Thatta road had several craters and there were other problems as well. CM Shah is a committee consisting of P & D Chairperson Mohammad Waseem, NED University VC Dr Sarosh Lodhi and the provincial work secretary to visit roads and submit their findings and recommendations to private partners.
Dhabeji Economic Zone
The chief minister approved the funds needed to build roads and waterways for the Dhabeji Economic Zone project.
This is an important economic zone to boost the economy and create jobs in Sindh, he added.
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