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Plans to build a new bridge on Indus River between Hyderabad and Jamshoro

The bridge will be built over the Indus River for Hyderabad-Sukkur M-6 Motorway under CPEC

Chief Secretary Sindh directs all commissioners to complete land acquisition for M-6 by July this year.

Sindh Courier

Karachi

The government has planned to build a new bridge on Indus River between Hyderabad and Jamshoro as part of Hyderabad-Sukkur M-6 Motorway.

This transpired during a meeting held with Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput in the chair at Sindh Secretariat on Tuesday. The meeting was briefed about Hyderabad-Sukkur M-6 Motorway.

The meeting was attended by Secretary General Administration Muhammad Hanif Channa, Secretary Implementation and Coordination Riaz Hussain Soomro while Commissioner Hyderabad, Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad and Commissioner Sukkur along with concerned Deputy Commissioners have attended the meeting through video link.

Presiding over the meeting, Chief Secretary Sohail Rajput said that a 306 km Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway would be constructed under CPEC and this 6 lane M-6 Motorway will pass through Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Matiari, Shaheed Benazirabad, Naushehro Feroze, Khairpur and Sukkur districts. He added that a bridge would also be built on the M-6 motorway on the Indus River between Jamshoro and Hyderabad.

Chief Secretary said that M-6 is a very important project and the federal and provincial governments are focusing on its timely completion.

During the meeting, officials of Irrigation Department said that a hydraulic study was being carried out for the bridge over the Indus River and the National Highway Authority would be informed once the study is completed.

Chief Secretary directed all the concerned Deputy Commissioners to complete the acquisition of land for M-6 Motorway by July this year.

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