Mass Transit Train Project being launched in Quetta

Mass Transit Train Project being launched in Quetta

QUETTA: Deputy Mayor Muhammad Younus Lehri has said that completing of ongoing Quetta package with cost ofRs 10 billion would remove terrific jam problems in capital city.

He said that Sariab Road, Sabzal Road, Joint Road, Gwalmandi Chowk,Eastern Bypass, GPO Chowk, bridge would be extended under Quetta package inorder to increase beauty of Quetta.

Talking to APP on Wednesday, he said that Transit train schemeand City Nala plan would soon be launched in the area.

“Fundamental issues of public will be resolved through processof 10-years uplift package which was announcedby Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during his recently visitQuetta”, Deputy Mayor said.

He mentioned that former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharifhad approved Rs 5 billion for beauty of Quetta but Chief Minister BalochistanNawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has also included Rs 5 billion for same project.

“Thus, worth Rs 10 billion of Quetta package working was started in Quetta through this project Sariab Road would widen 100 feet, which would help decreasing in traffic jam in the capital”, he added.

He said that Joint Road to Airport Road would extend 80 feetand Sabzal Road would also widen 80 feet for resolving issues of traffic.

“Western Bypass Road to Marriabad Road and Pashtoonabad tillEastern Bypass along with extend would be attached and a bridge would beconstructed near Askari Park”, he added.

He said that Mass transit train scheme would be soon started under fund of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri.

Answering a question, he said that the mutton market had beendemolished and added that plan was making for it.

Provincial government has started working on Mangi Dam whichwould be completed in three years beefing up water supply to entire Quetta, valleyincluding provincial capital.

He said that 50 crores funds have issued Councilors of Quettato complete development schemes for each union council to provide civicfacilities.