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    Islamabad Expressway Completion Rate

  • Completion of Lyari Expressway gets further delayed

    The National Highway Authority (NHA) chairman informed the Senate Standing Committee on Communications on Wednesday that it will not be possible to complete and inaugurate the Lyari Expressway, in Karachi, on August 14NHA Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar apprised the NA body that the land required to complete the expressway was granted late, which delayed the progress of the project...

    "If inauguration of Lyari Expressway takes place...

  • CDA workers start cleaning Islamabad Expressway

    ISLAMABAD: The workers of Capital Development Authority moved in to clean the Islamabad Expressway on Monday as protesters of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah started moving out gradually...

    The sanitary workers cleared the expressway, its loops at Faizabad and the green belts...

  • 18 tubewells to be installed along Islamabad Expressway

    RAWALPINDI: The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has begun the installation of 18 tubewells along the Islamabad Expressway after being issued a non-objection certificate (NoC) from the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

    Under it, eight tubewells will be installed near the Islamabad Expressway which will supply water to 13 union councils (UC) in Potohar Town...

  • PM wants alternative expressway from Islamabad to Murree

    ISLAMABAD: In view of high volume of traffic on the Murree expressway, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed the Punjab government on Tuesday to explore the idea of construction of an alternative expressway from Islamabad to Murree and Patriata via Kotli Sattian At a meeting held to review development projects of Murree, he instructed the authorities concerned to prepare a proposal and a work plan for the road...

  • ASWJ activists block Islamabad Expressway

    ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of activists and leaders of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) on Monday evening blocked Islamabad Expressway against disappearance of their colleagues, including a leader...

    More than 300 activists gathered at the expressway near Zia Masjid and blocked both the lanes...

  • Pakistan’s Covid-19 mortality rate much higher than global rate

    • Task Force member says citizens visit hospitals after developing complications • Poor health, diagnostic facilities another reason for high number of deathsISLAMABAD: Though health experts have been claiming that Covid-19 has proved less lethal among Asians, global data shows that Pakistan’s mortality rate is far higher than many regions...

    A document of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), available with Dawn, said...

  • Protesters block Expressway after two men shot dead

    RAWALPINDI: The expressway was blocked on Sunday evening for over an hour to protest the killing of two young men by officials of the Muhafiz Squad late Saturday night...

    Meanwhile, those blocked in the traffic jam on Islamabad Expressway demanded that the district government ensure that the road remained open at all times...

  • Chinese firm to lend Rs15bn for Eastbay Expressway

    5km-long Eastbay Expressway in Gwadar will be developed by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC), which will give Rs15 billion interest-free loan, said Minister of State for Ports and Shipping Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal on Thursday...

    Under the MoU, CCCC will develop the expressway as well as lay down two train tracks which will be connected to the Gwadar Port...

  • MoU signed for expressway in Gwadar

    QUETTA: The Gwadar Port Authority and China Communication Constru­ction Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Eastbay Expressway at a ceremony held in Gwadar on Sunday...

    5km expressway will cost Rs17 billion...

  • Leh Expressway project back on PML-N govt agenda

    RAWALPINDI: The Leh Expressway project, which remained shelved for almost eight years, is back on the agenda of the Punjab government...

    Former President Pervez Musharraf had inaugurated the Rs20 billion Sheikh Rashid Leh Expressway project in 2007...

  • Incomplete expressway

    LYARI Expressway, though partially complete, is a great source of relief for commuters like me...

    The makeshift crossings over the Lyari nullah are being used for crossing the expressway, which is quite dangerous...

  • Work on Lyari Expressway to be completed by Aug 14, says minister

    KARACHI: Both tracks of the Lyari Expressway will be made fully functional by August 14, said Federal Minister for Com­mun­ication and Parlia­mentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad here on Tuesday...

    The minister said the federal government was making all-out efforts to ensure timely completion of the projects as per international standards...

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