Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Road in the Mohmand district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the presence of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and UAE Ambassador HE Hamad Alzaabi.
In an official tweet on Monday, it was stated, “Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI performed inauguration of Ghallanai-Mamad Gat Road (Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan Road) in Mohmand District earlier today.”
The Ghallanai-Mamad Gat Road (Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan Road) has been built in the remote mountainous region at a cost of Dh106million by the UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme, UAE-PAP, and financed by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.
PM Imran unveiled the memorial plaque following the inauguration and led a tour of patrons and guests on the built Al Nahyan road in Mohmand district. This road consists of water channels, tunnels and bridges.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan directed the opening of roads and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces supported, and the follow up of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, as part of the UAE’s continuous support to Pakistan.
While speaking at the ceremony, PM Imran Khan said: “I want to express my sincere thanks to the UAE, especially Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, for building this important road in the remote area of the country. Project in Mohmand is a gift to the people of the region built in collaboration with the UAE Government,” Imran Khan said.
He further said that tourism and trade, both will be promoted through the construction of road infrastructure in the tribal districts, the road infrastructure will connect the tribal districts with the rest of the country.
Moreover, Director of the UAE-PAP Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli highlighted the importance of building the road and said that it was one of the largest and highly important modern development projects that have been implemented in the KPK region.