Islamabad: As per the latest news reports, the Project Concept-1 (PC-1) of the 163-kilometer-long Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road (N-15) was sent to the authorities by the National Highways Authority (NHA) Executive Board.
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The project worth PKR 5.57 billion was received by the National Economic Council’s Central Development Working Party (CDWP)/Executive Committee (Ecnec). The reports stated that under the amended PC-1, the cost of the project increased by 45.8%, to PKR 5.57 billion from the previously proposed value of PKR 3.820 billion.
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Furthermore, for the dualization and improvement of the 80-kilometer-long Pindigheb-Kohat Road (N-80), the board approved a revised PC-1 and allocated PKR 21.52 billion for it. Approval is also granted to the amended PC-1 for the 128-kilometre-long dualisation and upgradation of the Indus Highway (N-55) from Sarai Gambila-Kohat with a total budget of PKR 33.774 billion.
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