Highway and motorways crucial to economic growth: Prime Minister

Islamabad: Prime Minister Justice (R) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has said that road network is very crucial not only in connecting different parts of the country but for sustained economic growth.

The Prime Minister expressed these views in a meeting with Federal Minister for Communication and Ports and Shipping, Mr. Asadullah Khan Mandokhel who called on him at the PM’s House on Friday.

The Prime Minister urged the Ministry of Communication to vigorously pursue communication projects so that economic activity can be accelerated. He directed that the Ministry of Communications should prioritize work on early completion of inter- provincial highways.

The Prime Minister said that quality of work must be maintained at par with international standards.

The Minister apprised the Prime Minister about the status of ongoing projects being carried out by his Ministry. The Ministry and its attached departments are focusing on proper planning of projects for their smooth implementation, he added.