Hyderabad: Taking notice of the delayed work on the Hyderabad- Sukkur Motorway the Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Naeem ur Rehman has directed the concerned officials of the Highway Department to take immediate steps to bring about a logical solution to the issues of land acquisition in the long-standing project. The Commissioner presided over a meeting relating to the land acquisition and other related problems in the construction of the Hyderabad –Sukkur Motorway. The commissioner directed the concerned officers to adopt legal proceedings for the land forest department.
The 306-kilometer green field controlled access Motorway under the Private Public Partnership mode will be constructed at a cost of Rs 307 billion. The Hyderabad Sukkur Motorway name as M-6 would provide the only missing link between Pakistan’s North-South Bond Motorway Network. The completion of the said road project would also benefit the commuters from Karachi to Peshawar and Vice Versa. The Motorway project would promote tourism, will reduce travel time, and reduce transportation costs. The project would play a vital role in the region's socio-economic development.
Earlier last month the federal minister for communication and postal services Asad Mahmood had said that the Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-60) of Pak China Economic Corridor would be completed on a priority basis. The federal minister during his visit to the National Highway Headquarters last month said that CPEC projects and National Highway-related projects across the country stabilize the economy of the country by promoting agriculture trade and industry. A few days back the federal minister for parliamentary affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi while responding to a question related to Hyderabad Sukkur Motorway said, “The project was approved in 2017, but Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government during its three and half years had not given priority to it.”He added, “the six-lane Rs 307 billion public-private partnership project had been forwarded to the ECNEC for approval, and after getting its nod, design of the project would be finalized in six months.”