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  • Karachi-Lahore Motorway: Irregularities alleged in award of Rs148bn motorway project

    ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority has awarded a contract of Rs148 billion to a Pakistan-China joint venture firm for building a 230-kilometre section of the Karachi-Lahore Motorway amid allegations of irregularities...

    Take a look: First phase of Karachi-Lahore motorway launchedOne of the construction firms, which participated in the bidding process, has served a legal notice on the NHA for alleged irregularities...

  • Rs9bn credit for Sialkot-Lahore motorway approved

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Friday approved the issuance of Rs9 billion standby credit for the Sialkot-Lahore motorway, one-month salary to Pakistan Steel Mills’ (PSM) employees and extension in incentives for exporters...

    Informed sources said the motorway project was being developed on a build-operate-transfer basis at an estimated cost of Rs45...

  • Construction of Lahore-Sialkot Motorway to begin next month

    SIALKOT: The Lahore-Sialkot Motorway to be built in two years will open new vistas of socio-economic and human development in Sialkot region, especially in the “golden export triangle” comprising Sialkot, Gujrat and Gujranwala districts...

    He said the region’s remote and rural areas had been linked to the 90-kilometre long motorway starting from Sahowala-Sambrial and ending at Kala Shah Kaku via Daska, Gujranwala and Kamonki... ...

  • Decision to travel to Lahore via motorway was taken at party meeting: Nisar hits back at Nawaz's remark

    Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has hit back at the suggestion by a PML-N leader that he had recommended former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to take the motorway to Lahore as part of his homecoming rally following his disqualification last year...

    In an impassioned speech addressed to the former prime minister, State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry can be heard saying in the video: "You revised your decision to...

  • 12 suspects arrested in Lahore motorway gang rape: Punjab govt

    Punjab government spokesperson Mussarat Cheema on Thursday said police had arrested 12 men suspected of involvement in the alleged gang-rape of a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway...

    Two "robbers" allegedly raped the woman at gunpoint in Gujjarpura area on Wednesday while she was waiting for help on the motorway after her car developed a fault...

  • Motorway gang-rape: CM's prerogative to remove Lahore CCPO, says Raja Basharat

    As the calls for the removal of Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umer Sheikh over his remarks on the gang-rape of a woman grew, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat on Friday said that the government and chief minister were aware of the demand and that ousting or keeping him on the post was the latter's prerogative...

    Basharat was speaking to the media at the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway, where the incident took place...

  • CCPO refuses to deploy cops on Lahore-Sialkot motorway

    LAHORE: Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh has refused to deploy police personnel at the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway for the security of the motorists, citing shortage of the force...

    Inspector General of Punjab Police (IGP) Inam Ghani had ordered the Lahore police to deploy personnel for patrolling the Lahore-Sialkot motorway after a woman was gang raped there on Sept 9 in front of her three children, after her car ran...

  • Commuters relieved as 17-hour gridlock on Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway loosens

    Traffic on the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway eased up Sunday afternoon following a 17-hour-long gridlock after an oil tanker met with an accident near Nooriabad overnight, DawnNews reported...

    The oil tanker was on its way from Karachi to Hyderabad when the trawler's driver reportedly sped up near Nooriabad, causing it to flip over, National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) officials told DawnNews...

  • Sepa issues guidelines to NHA, FWO on Karachi-Hyderabad motorway project

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) issued certain guidelines on Tuesday to the National Highway Authority (NHA) and Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to control environmental pollution in the project of Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9)...

    Guidelines were issued at a public hearing held at a local hotel, presided over by Sepa Director General Naeem Ahmed Mughal and attended by all stakeholders and residents of...

  • PM lashes out at critics after inaugurating section of Karachi-Hyderabad motorway

    HYDERABAD / KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday used the platform for opening of a yet-to-be-completed project to attack his bitter political rival — though he did not name him while doing so...

    “Building the nation is no way a child’s play and requires utmost dedication and hard work, which we are delivering,” he said at the ceremony held for the inauguration of the 75-km-long section of the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway near...

  • Part of Karachi-Hyderabad motorway submerged by rainwater

    KARACHI: Gushing rainwater entered a number of low-lying localities and villages located on the outskirts of the city as well as flooding a section of Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway, also called M9, causing its closure for around five hours on Tuesday...

    The traffic was diverted on the other track,” said a spokesperson for the Motorway Police...

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