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Federal Minister Abdul Aleem Khan Unveils Plans for Islamabad Gilgit Skardu Motorway

Islamabad Gilgit Skardu Motorway Project

Federal Communications Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has reaffirmed his commitment to prioritize the completion of the Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway, declaring it as one of his foremost objectives. Additionally, he unveiled ambitious plans for the establishment of a motorway connecting Islamabad to Gilgit and Skardu, aiming to revolutionize connectivity and spur economic development in the northern regions.

Islamabad Gilgit Skardu Motorway Project

Islamabad Gilgit Skardu Motorway Project

Addressing the passing-out parade of patrol officers at the National Highways and Motorway Training College in Sheikhupura, Minister Abdul Aleem Khan outlined his vision for enhancing infrastructure and connectivity across Pakistan. He underscored the significance of setting clear priorities upon assuming office, with the completion of the Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway emerging as a key focus area.

Highlighting the government’s commitment to regional development, Minister Abdul Aleem Khan expressed the intention to construct a motorway network extending from Islamabad to Gilgit and Skardu. He emphasized that the completion of such a motorway would be a game-changer for the region, fostering economic growth and facilitating travel and trade.

Praising the dedication and integrity of the Motorway Police, Minister Abdul Aleem Khan commended their exemplary service and emphasized the importance of maintaining a corruption-free environment. He lauded the professionalism of the officers, noting that the Motorway Police have earned the nation’s pride through their commitment to duty and integrity.

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In a gesture of appreciation, Minister Abdul Aleem Khan announced a reward equivalent to one month’s salary for the 289 officers of the department who participated in the passing-out parade. The ceremony saw the graduation of 189 Motorway Police officers, alongside 100 officials from the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), with inclusion of 26 women among the graduates.

The passing-out parade marked a significant milestone for the newly trained officers, symbolizing their readiness to serve the nation with dedication and integrity. Minister Abdul Aleem Khan extended his congratulations to all participants, urging them to uphold their oath and serve the nation with diligence and honesty.

As Pakistan continues to prioritize infrastructure development and regional connectivity, initiatives like the Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway and the proposed Islamabad-Gilgit-Skardu Motorway underscore the government’s commitment to fostering economic growth and prosperity across all regions of the country.