KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Dr Sohail Rajput on Tuesday chaired a gathering to overview progress concerning the development of the Hyderabad-Sukkur motorway (M6) mission, ARY Information reported.
Through the assembly, the Hyderabad commissioner advised the assembly that NHA will begin work on the development of M6 motorway in Jamshoro and Hyderabad.
The NHA officers briefed the chief secretary that work on the M6 motorway will begin from each side of the part – Hyderabad and Rohri. The officers additional knowledgeable that building on motorway can be accomplished in 24 months.
“A bridge will probably be constructed on River Indus between Jamshoro and Hyderabad,” the assembly was advised.
The Sindh chief secretary directed authorities involved to hurry up the development work on the mega mission.
Final yr in December, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif laid the muse stone of the Sukkur-Hyderabad motorway M-6.
In response to paperwork, the Nationwide Freeway Authority (NHA) had launched an quantity of Rs. 4.09 billion to DC Matiari for the acquisition of land for M-6 motorway. The accused drew Rs 1.82 billion money from the financial institution for the procurement of land for 70 kilometers of the highway.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Naushahro Feroz, Tashfeen Alam Khan, DC of Matiari, Adnan Rasheed, and Assistant Commissioner of Matiari, Mansoor Abbasi, embezzled funds deposited for the method.
Three civil servants withdrew Rs. 2.3 billion from the Sindh Checking account during which Nationwide Freeway Authority had deposited the funds through the use of cheques of their names.
Abbasi and Rasheed had been arrested on 18 November 2022, whereas Alam fled to Azerbaijan the identical day. Sindh authorities is looking for an Interpol pink warrant for his arrest and extradition.
Three Sindh Financial institution officers, together with Space Supervisor, Tabish Shah, have additionally been arrested by Federal Investigation Company within the case.
Of the quantity withdrawn, solely Rs556 million was truly disbursed to landowners with Rs 446 million recovered from Rasheed, which leaves Rs1.32 billion nonetheless unaccounted for.