NHA mobilised to restore road links

PM aide says all relevant authorities mobilised to rehabilitate road links severed by floods, heavy rainfall

Our Correspondent August 28, 2022
Heavy rains continue to lash Dera Ghazi Khan and the surrounding areas, triggering roof collapses and flash-floods across the region. The collapse of a major bridge has cut off the area from the rest of the country. Photos: Express


Advisor to Prime Minister on Political and Public affairs, Engineer Ameer Muqam on Saturday said that all the concerned authorities including National Highway Authority (NHA) has been mobilised to rehabilitate road links that are being severed by devastating floods.

Talking to media in Swat, he said that NHA and Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) have been directed to expedite efforts in flood affected areas.

He said that efforts are underway to mitigate sufferings of people including those who are residing in hilly areas and are faced with problems due to damaging of links road.

He also appreciated the efforts of PESCO authorities that are working round the clock to restore electricity in areas affected by floods.

Ameer Muqam said that he said visited various areas of Dir and Bajaur with PESCO and NHA despite heavy rains and harsh weather conditions.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 28th, 2022.


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