Infrastructure is an agent of economic development: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, is an important agent for growth in a country. 

The Prime Minister presided over the meeting held to review the progress of the National Highway Authority (NHA). He highlighted the importance of good quality roads that would lower maintenance costs and the import of petroleum products. 

He also directed the relevant authorities to the timely release of funds to allow smooth connectivity. 

Several officials including Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Jahanzeb Khan, Chairman NHA, Special Assistant Dr Shahbaz Gill along with other officials were in attendance. 


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