Meeting of Public Private Partnership Committee chaired by Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan. Good news for the people of the province, approval has been given for the construction of Dir Expressway and Peshawar DI Khan Motorway under public-private partnership. The Dir Expressway will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 33.5 billion. The 30 km long expressway from Chakdara to Rabat will be constructed. The construction of this highway will reduce the distance by 27 km. The four-lane expressway will have two tunnels and three interchanges.
The 360 km long Peshawar DI Khan Motorway will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 243 billion. 19 interchanges and two tunnels will be constructed on this 6-lane motorway. Both mega projects have already been approved by ECNEC.
These highway projects are of utmost importance for the development of the province on a sustainable basis Mahmood Khan said. The construction of these highways will boost tourism, trade and economic activities in the province, the Chief Minister said. The process of procurement of lands required for implementation of projects should be started in time, Chief Minister said. Implementation of these projects according to timelines will be ensured Mahmood Khan said. Strict implementation of existing rules and regulations of the provincial government regarding implementation of these projects under public-private partnership should be ensured, Chief Minister said.