CDWP approved 4 projects worth Rs 123 billion

CDWP approved 4 projects worth Rs 123 billion

ISLAMABAD - Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved one project worth 385.135 million rupees and recommended four worth 123.6 billion rupees to ECNEC for consideration.

Meeting of the CDWP was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiar in the chair.

Government of Sindh presented project "Karachi Urban Mobility Project (Yellow Line)" worth 61436.00 million rupees which was recommended to ECNEC for consideration.

Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiar said the incumbent government is committed to development of Karachi and the completion of project will provide travelling facilities to the people of the city. He added the project is closely aligned to the Federal Government's manifesto and objectives with urban development and green growth.

Another important project of Government of Sindh "Karachi Water & Sewerage Services Improvement Project Phase-1" worth 14729.27 million rupees was also recommended to ECNEC for consideration. The project will facilitate improve the capacity of Karachi Water & Sewerage Board to provide better water and sanitation services to the residents of Karachi.

The second project related to transport "Construction of Expressway on East Bay of Gwadar Port (Revised)" worth 17369.84 million rupees was presented by Ministry of Maritime Affairs which was referred to ECNEC for consideration. The project envisages construction of 18.98 km four lane divided limited access expressway integrating Gwadar Port with the Makran Coastal Highway as well as with its Free Zone and future container terminals.

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa presented a project "KP Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project" worth 30048.747 million rupees which was recommended to ECNEC for consideration.

Ministry of National Health, Services, Regulation & Coordination presented a project "Up-gradation of Gastroenterology Department/Replacement of Equipment for advanced Liver and GI diseases, PIMS, Islamabad" worth 385.135 million rupees which was accorded approval by the CDWP.

Two position papers 'construction of Delay Action Dams in Balochistan-Package III' and 'Lahore Garment City' worth 716.63 million rupees were also considered. Both were accorded approval for further processing.