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NHA started operation against encroachments, for 3 kilometers at Bara Kahu

Islamabad: (PR)   National Highway Authority, in a grand operation against
encroachments, for 3 kilometers at Bara Kahu on Islamabad-
Murree Dual Carriageway has removed the encroachments
including several sign boards kiosks etc. and restored the flow of
traffic. Assistant Commissioner, Islamabad Dr. Faisal and General
Manager, National Highway Authority (NHA) Mukhtar Ahmad
Durrani monitored the operation and about 100 officials
participated in it. The highway from convention center, Islamabad
(Kashmir Chowk) to lower toppa falls under the control of NHA and
the Islamabad-Murree highway is an important one from tourism
point of view. This highway leads to Galiat and Azad Jamu and
Kashmir. On this highway 4000 vehicle ply daily while during the
festivals like Eids etc. 9 lakh vehicles pass through. An elevated
road is also proposed there. On this highway 2 U-turns, costing
rupees 9 crore, are also be built. NHA after ensuring the
construction and execution of this highway has completed
engineering process. Now the need is to keep the highway clean
and free of encroachments in accordance with the vision of the
Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan. This operation is also
inline with the instructions of honorable Supreme Court of
Pakistan. NHA plans for further extension of this highway in future
costing around Rs. 5 crore. The social circles and the masses have
also commended this grand operation to make the highway clear
and clean.

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