Hazara: Communication Minister Murad Saeed has said Naya Pakistan is not the just the party slogan even it is our faith while he said that the western route of CPEC will also be completed soon.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Havelian-Mansehra Section of Hazara Motorway on Monday, he said the construction of 300 kilometers long road will begin in February next year.
The Minister said all institutions were facing loss when the PTI government came into power. He said due to transparent accountability, billions of rupees are being recovered from corrupt elements.
He said over 10 billion rupees have been recovered through audit in NHA and Communication Ministry and deposited in national exchequer adding that Communication Ministry has earned 43 billion rupees last year while it has set target of 50 billion for this year.
He said training program has been initiated in NHA and Communication Ministry according to the vision of Prime Minister and 45,000 youth will be trained under the program.
The project is a high-level, high-grade and subsequent development of Karakorum Highway and is a Core section of CPEC and an important part of North-South Trunk Road Network.
The construction of this project will significantly promote development in the local economy and the development of urbanization in the country.
The expressway consists of two sections. The first section is from Havelian to North-Abbottabad with a length of 27.425 km and while the second section starts from North-Abbottabad to end at Mansehra with a length of 11.880 Km.
There are 3 interchanges, 47 bridges, 12 Flyover, 143 underpasses, 2 tunnels and 4 toll stations on this section of motorway.