Chitral-Shandur road project to serve CPEC: PM’s aide

Gwadar Pro

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan had laid foundation stone of rehabilitation and expansion of 153 kilometer-long Chitral-Shandur road project which is strategically important and would serve the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a close aide of the PM said.

Speaking at a news conference here, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill said three major projects inaugurated on Wednesday by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Peshawar would serve the masses in true sense.

“The rehabilitation and expansion of 153 kilometer-long Chitral -Shandur road project would serve the CPEC,” he said. Gill said the government wanted to complete all the CPEC projects on time and was making all efforts in this regard.

Improvement and up-gradation work of 35 kilometer Peshawar-Darra Adam Khel road has also been inaugurated which would be completed in the few months, he said.

The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister said the present government was successfully fulfilling its promises made with the people.

Listing another project, he revealed that the Prime Minister had inaugurated the newly constructed OPD Block and other state-of-the-art facilities in Khyber Teaching Hospital.

The capacity of the hospital had been doubled after restructuring which would facilitate providing medical treatment to the maximum patients especially during the COVID-19 pressure.