The government will soon improve and modernize the road infrastructure across Balochistan in order to ensure the development and prosperity, said PM.
On Thursday, a meeting with Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani was held to discuss the construction of roads under CPEC where Prime Minister Imran Khan assured that Balochistan’s road infrastructure will be improved and modernized to have the development and prosperity of the province.
He also seemed hopeful as he said it will usher a new era of development in the province.
Meanwhile, PM chaired another meeting regarding formation of a coordinated strategy to improve the irrigation system of the country where he said, “timely completion of water reservoirs and cultivation of agricultural land is vital for ensuring food security.”
He then directed concerned authorities to complete all ongoing projects of water reservoirs on time.
The meeting also discussed issues related to making Karachi-Quetta Regional Cooperation for Development Highway (RCD Highway) dual track.
Dualization work of Karachi, Quetta, Chaman highway to start next month
Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Tuesday informed the Senate that dualization work of 796 kilometers long Karachi to Quetta and Chaman road would be started next month.
Responding to a calling attention notice regarding an alarming number of traffic accidents on RCD Highway, N-25, which runs from Karachi to Quetta and Chaman, he said, “Contract has been awarded for the construction of the first section of 330 kilometers of the highway and Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform groundbreaking of the project next month”.
About the remaining two sections, the minister said that one is at feasibility, while the other is at the designing stage.
He said that the road projects started in Balochistan were including Zhob Kuchlak, Nokandi Mashkeel, Khuzdar Bisimah, Ziarat Morr Kuch Harnai, Hoshab Awaran, Dera Murad Jamali Bypass, Quetta Bypass, and Kuchlak Khuzdar.