Rs. 20 billion to be spent on construction missing link of ring road PeshawarJune 23, 2015
Peshawar: To restore past glory of Peshawar and reconstruct the missing link of ring road Peshawar along with five flyovers Rs 20 billion have been allocated in the budget whereas Rs 5 billion would be spent on Peshawar uplift Program.
Senior Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Inayatullah Khan while briefing media at Peshawar Press Club about various schemes being launched for the development of Peshawar said that all roads linking ring road would be upgraded for which government has set aside 400 millions.
Similarly he said that under Peshawar Uplift Program restoration of GT road from Zakori bridge to Karkhano Market, construction of eight u-turns from Zakori bridge to Karkhano Market, Green belt and plantation on both sides of GT road, construction of express way at the Hayatabad Junction for the heavy traffic in route to Afghanistan are some schemes for which five billions have been reserved in the budget.
Inayatullah said that for the beautification of Peshawar Rs 1 billion has been reserved which will be spent on rehabilitation and upgradation of 13 various parks in the city, beautification of motorway –ring road junction, maintenance and reconstruction of various roads in cantonment area, road construction and widening of Warsak Gravity Canal Road .
On the pattern of Peshawar WSSP would be established at various cities for water and sanitation for which Rs 2 billion has been set aside in thee current budget, he informed.
To a question he said that for Peshawar a mega project has been initiated with the name BABE-Peshawar Fly over at Phase-111 chawk and this would be completed within the recorded period of 150 days with the cast Rs 1 billion 772.5 million.