Senate committee on Communications

QUETTA: Senate committee on Communications while expressing anger over slow pace of work on NHA run projects in Balochistan has directed completion of these projects in time.

Committee met here Tuesday with Daud Khan Achakzai in the chair. Members of Committee Senator Hasil Bizenjo, Senator Abdul Ghafoor Hydri, Senator Muhammad Yusuf Badini and Secretary Ghulam Murtaza, NHA members, General manager and others attended.

Meeting reviewed progress on ongoing NHA projects and road repairs in Balochistan.

Expressing absence of chairman NHA and Secretary Communications committee directed NHA officials that it should be informed on all projects on which work was suspended and their reasons.

BHA officials informed Senate committee that work suspended on projects is because of law and order situation, irregular release of funds. It said work on 150 Km Killa Saifullah-Zhob road would be completed by August. Sixty Km Vakam-Khajoori Section has been completed by seven Km. work is closed on 54 Km Hoshab-Turbat road, Gwadar-Hoshab 193 Km and Khajoori-Bawta 63 Km and Jungle Piralizai-Chaman section 54 Km.

Committee said Prime Minister should be informed of all situation about non attendance in meeting and suspension f work. If further delay was made a privilege motion would be moved in Senate.