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Coordinated efforts needed to control overloading

Islamabad:(PR) On Instruction of Federal Minister for Communications & Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed, a high level meeting in chair of Federal Secretary Communications Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui was held today at Ministry of Communication participated by Senior officers from National Highway Authority, National Highway & Motorway Police and representatives of road transport sector from all over the country.
The meeting decided to expedite consultation process with regard to
ensuring immediate implementation of axle load rules and regulations to
protect roads asset from overloading. Construction of National Highways
and Motorways cost billions of rupees and that heavy amounts are
required for their repair and maintenance. The meeting decided to
supervise performance of concerned departments on monthly basis and
further coordinate efforts among all the stake holders to overcome
overloading and making travelling safe & sound.

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