Improve and upgrade highways: CM Balochistan writes a letter to PM

Improve and upgrade highways: CM Balochistan writes a letter to PM

News Desk :

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has demanded of Prime Minister Imran Khan to improve and up-grade all highways in the province. In a letter addressed to the PM on Sunday, the CM said, “up-grade highways to avoid the loss of human lives”.

Jam Kamal has specifically mentioned the Chaman-Karachi highway and urged the Premier to include its dual carriageway plan in the development plan. Include dual carriageway plan of Chaman-Karachi highway in the upcoming federal public sector development program, he appealed.

“Killer highway” claimed thousands of precious human lives¬†

Quetta-Karachi highway commonly called “killer highway” has claimed thousands of precious human lives because of single carriageway, poor condition of the road, and reckless driving.

“My government is determined to get all motorways up-graded in general and Karachi highway in special upgraded to facilitate the people”, the CM mentioned. Thousands of motorists use the Karachi highway on daily basis.

The Karachi-Chaman highway is almost 813Km up to the Pak-Afghan border. 

In Balochistan, traffic accidents continue to claim precious human lives on a daily basis. Deadly accidents on Quetta-Karachi, Quetta-Chaman, Quetta-Zhob, Jaccobabad highways have become an order of the day.

The CM had also demanded a motorway for the province. “It is irony of fate that Balochistan has not a single kilometer motorway“, Jam Kamal lamented earlier.

Improve and upgrade highways: CM Balochistan writes a letter to PM

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