PM Shehbaz Sharif announces Rs5 million cash prize for workers who rebuilt the flood-affected bridge in Balochistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif has announced cash prizes for workers who rebuilt the flood-affected bridge in Balochistan.

PM Shehbaz Sharif announces Rs5 million cash prize for workers who rebuilt the flood-affected bridge in Balochistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif has announced a cash prize for workers who rebuilt the flood-affected bridge in Balochistan.

PM Sharif announced a reward of Rs5 million to the workers and engineers who renewed the Pinjra Bridge in eight hours in Bibi Nani, a town between Sibi and Quetta in Balochistan. He also surveyed the flood-affected areas along with the Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Federal Minister of Communications, Asad Mehmood, and the Chairman of NHA, Khurram Agha.

PM Shehbaz Sharif announces cash prize for the engineers

During his visit to the flood-impacted areas, he evaluated the ruined Pinjra Bridge and was also briefed about flood damages and rehabilitation. The PM also talked about the restoration of flood-affected arteries and railway infrastructure.

He appreciated the workers and engineers who completed the bridge within eight hours and announced an Rs5 million award. Out of this, Rs3 million will be given by the federal government and the remaining Rs2 million by the Balochistan government. He stated that the entire administration worked hard to reopen the bridge for traffic and they deserve recognition for it. He further added that efforts are being made to rebuild highways.

Rebuilding of infrastructure

The PM, on his visit to the flood-hit areas of the country, emphasized that the rehabilitation of the communication infrastructure was a top priority.

PM Sharif added that in the last two weeks, damaged roads in the four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan have been restored. Similarly, the Mansehra-Naran-Chilas N-15 National Highway has been restored, while the Karachi-Chaman N-25 highway has also been renewed for traffic.

He also appreciated the district administration and federal authorities for their ‘commitment’ to repairing the damaged infrastructure.

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