PDWP approves mega project of Canal Express Way

FAISALABAD, Aug 22 (INP): Provincial Development Working Party PDWP) meeting has approved the mega project of Canal Express Way at a cost of Rs. 6 billion and execution on this project would be started very soon by the City District Govt. Faisalabad.

This was informed by DCO Noorul Amin Mengal during a news briefing.   He said that comprehensive and effective presentation pertaining to the significance and importance of the project was given in the Provincial Development Working Party meeting and the meeting agreed with the presentation and approved the project.

Giving details of the project DCO told that Canal Express Way was a first ever mega project in the history of Faisalabad which would bring a revolution in the economic and social sectors.   He said that 24 km dual carriage Canal Express Way would be a signal free road which would start from Sahianwala Interchange M-III Motorway upto Gatwala Chowk.

The two flyovers at Railway Crossing and Khurrianwala Jhumra road would also be constructed besides providing underpass at Gatwala chowk under this project, he maintained. The DCO said that signal free travel facilities would be provided from Sahianwala Interchange to Samundri road and another underpass would also be constructed at Jhal Khanuana chowk Samundri road.

He said that the huge investment in industrialization was expected due to Canal Express Way as it was adjacent to mega M-III Industrial Estate. The DCO said that most modern international Airport was also proposed on Canal Express Way besides other industrial and housing projects.


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