Swat Motorway section to open on May 15

It was decided at a meeting held at Chief Minister House to review progress on various development projects being executed by Frontier Works Organization (FWO) that Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak would inaugurate Kernal Sher Khan to Katlang Interchanges section of Swat Motorway for traffic on May 15.

The meeting was informed about progress on Swat Motorway being constructed by the provincial government from its’ own resources. It was said that work on Swat Motorway from Kernal Sher Khan Interchange Swabi to Katlang Interchange would be completed by May and to be ready for traffic, however it was told that due to encroachment on both sides of Nowshera Bridge the work could be affected.

The meeting decided to open this section of Swat Motorway by May 15 this year, while work on rest of the parts of the project would be expedited.

The Chief Minister directed Deputy Commissioner to remove encroachment on both sides of the project so that the construction work might not hinder. He further directed to construct footpaths on both sides of the road.

The CM was briefed about Nowshera Medical College, Regi Model Town, CPEC City Nowshera and issued on spot directives.

The meeting was attended by Provincial Minister for Law Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi, Director FWO Deputy Commissioner Nowshera and other relevant authorities.