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“Karachi-Thatta Dual carriageway project is milestone in the development of Sindh,” says CM

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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has on Tuesday said that Thatta-Karachi Dualway Carriage would be mile stone in the development of the province.


While talking to media, Shah said that “I am committed with my people and leadership to develop Sindh and create congenial atmosphere for investment in industrial sector, particularly in Thar coal filed.”


The ceremony was attended by provincial ministers, secretaries, representatives of FWO, Dubai Islamic Bank and other concerned.


Shah, while addressing signing ceremony of financing agreement, said that building infrastructure and commitment of providing better road network, the Works and Services Department in association with Sindh Public Private Partnership Unit is going to launch Karachi- Thatta Dual Carriageway Project.


“The project is most important artery in the Province from Karachi to Thatta. The larger economic benefit of this Project is linked with connecting this corridor from Thatta towards Thar for Thar coal filed,” he added.



Senior Minister for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the importance of the project is also highlighted with its connection with the Thar Coal Field Area.


“After a fair and transparent bidding process, Sindh government has joined hands with the Frontier Works Organization (the pioneers of infrastructure development in Pakistan) under Public Private Partnership mode to dualize the existing National Highway N-5 starting from Gaggar Phatak to Thatta Bypass having total length of 49km,” said Murad Ali Shah.



The Director General of FWO, Major General Mohammad Afzal addressing the ceremony said that it was an honour for him that his organization was going to contribute in the development of Sindh.