PR No. 225 CHAIRMAN NHA BRIEFS THE PM ON DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS Islamabad: April 26, 2016
Chairman National Highway Authority Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar gave a comprehensive briefing to the Prime Minister on the status of ongoing as well as future development projects across the country at PM House today.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will perform the groundbreaking of Havelian-Thakot, Multan-Sukkur, D.I. Khan-Hakla, Lahore-Multan and Sialkot-Lahore Motorways during the next three weeks. The Prime Minister was briefed that utmost transparency has been ensured while initiating these Motorways projects. The Prime Minister was apprised by the Chairman that infrastructure development projects worth Rs-800 billion, including CPEC Projects, will be completed during the next two to three years.
The Prime Minister said that the present government’s vision of governance is based on transparency and efficiency and there will be no compromise on both these components. The Prime Minister said that the network of Motorways being spread across the country will complement the regional connectivity initiative; speed up development process across the country; increase the economic growth of Pakistan and result in the generation of employment opportunities across the country.
All these efforts are directed towards realising our development and reform agenda which revolves around the progress and prosperity of the people of Pakistan, said the Prime Minister. Our endeavours have significantly raised the standard of living of the masses. Pakistan is different now from what it used to be three years ago, the Prime Minister stated. The years ahead will witness a more progressive and developed Pakistan through our sincere and concerted efforts, Prime Minister concluded.