ATTOCK: The Punjab government has earmarked Rs5.18 billion for several infrastructure projects in the Attock district.
A spokesperson for the Attock district government said that among the projects are a bridge built between Attock and Mianwali district at a cost of Rs1.2 billion. The bridge, he said, would reduce the travel distance between these districts by 75 kilometres.
Other projects which will be built during fiscal year 2017-18 include the 17-km-long Jahanian Hatian Road which is expected to cost around Rs962 million, the Teen Meela-Sanjwal Road at a cost of Rs389.6 million, Teen Meela-Kamra Road at a cost of Rs199.9 million, a 31-km-long road from Jand to Pindigheb at a cost of Rs702.3 million, a three kilometre road from the Session’s Court to Polytechnic College in the district at a cost of Rs17.7 million.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 22nd, 2017.