ISLAMABAD (APP): The Executive Board of National Highway Authority (NHA) Friday approved construction of Hakla-Pindi Gheb section, a vital part of China-Paksitan Economic Corridor's western route. The board met at NHA head office under Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar.
The project will cost around Rs. 22 billion and will be completed in two years. It is 63 km long and part of Hakla-D.I.Khan Motorway. The meeting also gave approval of construction of 5 new bridges at a cost of Rs. 729 million at different locations along Gilgit-Skardu strategic road.
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He said the organization had managed to save over Rs. 300 billion to national exchequer in various mega projects through introduction of greater transparency and efficiency in the procurement process.