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NHA will inaugurate its three roads in next two week. Committee briefed
Tuesday, 26th December, 2017

Secretary Local Government, Sindh and the Commissioner Karachi are directed to attend next meeting in person.

Service Road of Lyari Expressway may be completed soon. Standing Committee

     Islamabad(  ) NHA will inaugurate its three roads in next two weeks. This information was given to Standing Committee on Communications by National Highway Authority (NHA) and Communications Division during the meeting of the Standing Committee. The Committee was informed that Hazara Motorway would be inaugurated on 27th of December 2017. Similarly, Lyari Expressway would be completed by 5th of January 2017. Moreover, Motorway, M-9 would also be inaugurated in the beginning of 2018. In this way, the Committee was told, that three roads would be inaugurated in next two weeks in the country. The Committee observed that Lyari Expressway had been completed but the service road of Lyari Expressway was not completed. The Committee declared that without service road, the Lyari Expressway would be meaningless. The Committee took very serious notice of the absence of Commissioner Karachi and Secretary Local Government, Sindh from the meeting. The Committee directed the two officers to attend next meeting of the Committee, in person. The Committee directed Chief Secretary Sindh to esure the presence of the two officers in next meeting. It was informed to the Committee that 12000 new posts would be created in National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP). However, in Phase-I three thousand new posts have been created and the process of recruitment would be started in the days to come. The Committee took notice of Traffic Jam on the Toll plaza at M-1. The Committee directed that NHA should give detailed briefing in next meeting on the construction of the Toll plaza and the situation of traffic jam on the plaza. 

    The meeting was presided over by the Chairman Standing Committee on National Assembly on Communications Mr. Muhammad MuzammilQureshi and attended by Federal Minister for Communications, Hafiz Abdul Karim, Members National Assembly Ms. MaizaHameed, Dr. Darshan, Mr. SalimRehman, Mr. Sanjay Parwani, MolanaQamar-ud-Din, Ms. NaseemaHafeezPanezai, Engr. Usman Khan Tarakai, Ms. ShahjehanMuneerMangrio,Chairman NHA Mr. JawadRafique Malik and Secretary, Communications Mr. Saeed Ahmed Malik attended the meeting. Similarly, several senior civil officers attended the meeting.