Work in progress to upgrade infrastructure in Balochistan: NHA

ISLAMABAD: To accelerate economic growth by upgrading infrastructure in Balochistan, the National Highway Authority (NHA) has been allocated funds for various projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-2020.

invest with imarat

Islamabad’s emerging city centre

Learn More

For the construction of a road to connect Zhob to Kuchlak under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the authority has been issued Rs3 billion out of a total of Rs6bn, said an official while giving a briefing on the designated funds.

Meanwhile, out of Rs2bn allocated under PSDP for construction of a highway from Basima to Khuzdar, Rs1bn has been granted to the authority.

Furthermore, a 32-kilometre long extension from Rakhi to Gajj section of N-70 worth over Rs22bn is also being built by the NHA. Out of the total fund allocated, Rs14bn has been spent on the project.


To establish the Lak-pass-Noushki section, the government has allocated Rs1.5bn.

A 321km long Hoshab-Awaran-Khuzdar section of Ratto Dero-Gwadar Motorway will also be constructed under the PSDP.

While briefing about the upgradation of the remaining portion of the National Highway N-25 Kararo-Wadh Section, the official informed that Rs350 million have been designated for the project. So far, Rs175mn from the total have been issued.

To upgrade the Quetta-Dhadhar Section of N-65, the government has released Rs250mn out of a total of Rs500mn.

From a total of Rs250mn earmarked for the construction of Dera Murad Jamali Bypass, Rs125mn has been issued so far.

A sum of Rs1bn had been allotted to construct the Yakmach-Kharan Road in 2019, out of which Rs500 million have been released so far.

A total of Rs2.9bn has been spent till June 30, 2019, to establish the Yarik-Sagu-Zhob section of N-50 worth Rs76bn. An additional Rs1bn were set aside for the project, out of which Rs500mn have been released, the official said.

For news and blogs, visit

invest with imarat Islamabad’s emerging city
Learn More
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top