PESHAWAR: Land acquisition for the construction of the 30-km-long Dir Motorway has been initiated and a committee constituted to overcome any impediments and ensure timely completion of the process.
Additionally, the initial survey for the entire length of the proposed motorway has also been completed.
This was revealed in a meeting held here with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in the chair to review progress on mega projects in the roads sector in the province.
The meeting was briefed about the progress made so far on Dir Motorway, Peshawar-D.I. Khan Motorway, Swat Motorway Phase 2, Madyan Bypass, Bahrain Bypass and other mega projects.
The participants were informed that as per the initial tentative allotment, the overall length of Dir Motorway was 30 km, having four lanes and two tunnels.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said the government was working on connecting all districts of the province through motorways which will not only provide quality transportation facilities to the public but will also provide a conducive environment for business activities.
He directed the authorities concerned to ensure completion of all ongoing projects within the stipulated timelines.