NA committee proposes motorway police to regulate CPEC route

Staff Report
ISLAMABAD: National assembly (NA) standing committee on communications met on Monday and proposed for equipping motorway police (MP) to maintain strict traffic regulations upon China Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) route; an official statement said.

NA committee demanded that the western route be completed timely and asserted that no delay will be tolerated.

NA committee was informed that western route of CPEC has been divided in to “five zones” and that the work has been started on all of them.

Frontier works organisation (FWO), national logistics cell (NLC) along-with some other contractors have begun onsite work.

The western route is expected to be completed by June 2018.

The committee was shown drone aerial view of onsite progress, of the construction work, and was briefed that tens of thousands will be required to be hired, against which the hiring was directed to be completed by December.

The meeting was presided over by committee chairman Muhammad Muzamil Qureshi and attended by members NA Hamid-ul-Haq Khalil, Usman Khan Tarrakai, Salim Rehman, Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, Nazir Ahmed Bughio, Molana Qamarud Din, Darshan, Ramesh Lal, Sanjay Perwani, Maiza Hameed, Shahid Tarar, communications secretary along-with several senior officers and personnel of MP.

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