LAHORE: In a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, the provincial government approved the Rawalpindi Ring Road project, which will be constructed at a cost of Rs50 billion under the Public-Private Partnership.
The Punjab government has directed the authorities to ensure the provision of the facilities for the timely completion of the project
Under the Ring Road project, a 65.8km long road will be constructed, commencing from Radio Pakistan Rawat N-5, and ending at Sangjani N-5.
In addition, various Special Economic Zones (SEZs) projects, including industrial, educational, recreational, medical health, residential and aerotropolis will be set up along the Rawalpindi Ring Road.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar had also accorded approval for the construction of the Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop-III project while chairing a high-level meeting of Lahore Ring Road Authority (LRRA).
The project is scheduled to be finished within one year, under the public-private partnership.
The work on the project will commence after an agreement is signed between Lahore Ring Road Authority (LRRA) and National Logistics Cell (NLC) in a ceremony to be held this month.
The Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop-III project will commence from Raiwind Road and will be extended till Multan Road.
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