Swat Motorway Phase-1 to be completed by end of Aug
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan chaired a meeting to review progress on completion of Swat Motorway Phase-1 and commencement of work on Phase-2 on the project. The meeting among others was attended by Advisor to the CM on Information Ajmal Wazir, MPA from Swat Fazle Hakim, concerned administrative secretaries and high ups of Pakhtunkhwa Highways Authority. The meeting was told that PC-1 of land acquisition for phase 2 of Swat Motorway Project has been cleared by Central Development Working Party (CDWP) and submitted to Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for final approval in its next meeting. The participants of the meeting also rewired progress on feasibility study of Peshawar to D.I.Khan Motorway Project. It was said that work on completion of Swat Motorway Phase-1 was in final stages and construction of road base, main tunnels and bridges has been completed while the remaining work is expected to be completed by end of August this year. The meeting was told that the pace of work on these projects was affected due to coronavirus situation however, things have been fully mobilized again and work on projects was in full swing. - APP