57 development projects included in PSDP

Minister for Communications Murad Saeed has said that in addition to  woek being started on the western route of CPEC , 57 new development projects have been included in this year’s Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

Work on Havelian, Thakot, Multan, and Sukkur routes was completed on priority basis and now a motorway would be constructed from Peshawar to DI Khan. The tender for Hyderabad and Sukkur motorways would also be held this year.

He further said that 1,800 kilometers of roads would be constructed without any burden on the national exchequer, while areas located on the GT Road would also be connected to the motorways.

Saeed said the entire Punjab was being connected with the motorway through public and private partnership. He said network of roads was being laid down across the country through public and private partnership, under a new vision. Projects in Sindh, south Punjab and the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) were government’s priority.