Zhob-Kuchlak road bidding underway: Bajwa

Islamabad-Quetta would be connected through expressway on completion of the 210 km project


APP July 20, 2020
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD:

China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Asim Saleem Bajwa on Sunday said the bidding process for a section of the corridor project’s western route, Zhob-Kuchlak (Quetta) road, is underway.

In a tweet, he said: “Balochistan people direly need the project that would open the doors of socio economic development in the province.”

As per the plan, the SAPM added that Chinese funding for Dera Ismail Khan-Zhob section of CPEC Western Route is being processed to be incorporated in the upcoming meeting of Joint Coordination Committee of CPEC.

Islamabad-Quetta would be connected through expressway on completion of the 210 km project, Bajwa said, who is also the special assistant to the prime minister on information and broadcasting.

On Saturday, Bajwa said the Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway project would bring a “socio-economic revolution” in the interior of Sindh.

In a tweet, he said that after completion of 306-kilometer Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-6), the CPEC Eastern Route (Peshawar-Karachi) would also be completed. “306km Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-6) approved in ECNEC on BOT basis will contribute to the construction boom, socio-economic revolution for interior Sindh,” he added.


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