Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway to be completed in 2-years

National Highway Authority will start the construction work from Rohri and Hyderabad at the same time

A new bridge on Indus River between Hyderabad and Jamshoro will also be built. Sindh Chief Secretary orders posting of Land Acquisition Officers to expedite the process.  


In order to complete the Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway on priority basis, Sindh government has decided to post Land Acquisition Officers in Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad and Sukkur divisions to expedite the land acquisition process.

The National Highway Authority (NHA) has also planned to complete construction of the M6 Motorway in two years.

The decision of posting the Land Acquisition Officers was taken in a meeting regarding M6 Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Secretary Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput.

The meeting was attended by Senior Member Board of Revenue Baqaullah Unar, Secretary Finance Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Forest Dr. Badar Jamil Mandhro, Commissioner Hyderabad Bilal Ahmed Memon, officials of NHA and concerned Deputy Commissioner.

Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput said that M6 Motorway is an important project and for this the acquisition of land in Hyderabad and Shaheed Benazirabad will be completed on priority basis.

To complete the M6 project at a faster pace, the meeting decided to appoint Land Acquisition Officers and for this Senior Member Board of Revenue and Commissioners have been directed to recommend senior officers for this purpose.

The Chief Secretary directed the Senior Member Board of Revenue and Divisional Commissioners to supervise the land acquisition process.

Commissioner Hyderabad Bilal Ahmad Memon informed that permission has been given to the NHA to start work on the motorway in Hyderabad and Jamshoro districts.

NHA official informed that the work on the motorway will be started from Jamshoro and Rohri sides so that the motorway can be completed within 24 months. He further informed that a bridge will be built between Jamshoro and Hyderabad on the river Indus. It was further informed that the forest department will plant saplings along the M6 motorway. (PR)


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