MUHAMMAD ASAD CHAUDHRY

  • Tislamabad - The National Highway Authority launched its mobile application titled ‘NHA-IS’ to facilitate the citizens while travelling on national highways and motorways. State Minister for Communication Murd Saeed participated as the chief guest in launching ceremony of the application ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Highway Authority in line with the austerity drive launched by the incumbent government fetched Rs213.7 million by selling 201 vehicles at its headquarters and regional offices. The weeklong auction process concluded on Monday with the last auction held at Gilgit office of ...

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  • TIslamabad-A cricket turned multipurpose ground—renovated and maintained by the private sector—located on Embassy road is one of the best models of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives (CSRI). The excellent model needs to be replicated in other parts of the city as well. There are ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  To avoid a constitutional impediment while passing an act of Parliament for the establishment of Naya Pakistan Housing Authority (NPHA), the task force expected to finalise a resolution for its onward passage from any of the provincial assemblies under Article-144 of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A recent on-ground inspection of an 81.4 kilometre-long under-construction portion from Zhob to Mughal Kot of the DI Khan-Kuchlak Highway (N-50) has pointed out multiple design issues and suggested its immediate revision, which would ultimately cause price variation. The N-50 is one of ...

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  • TIslamabad-The first-ever cycling track of the capital city has become non-operational due to the concrete barricades erected at different points and due to the negligence of the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI).    The Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Ansar Aziz had inaugurated the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Following the recommendations of a Senate Standing Committee on Communications, the National Highway Authority on Thursday announced to exempt small vehicles from toll collection at Hyderabad bypass toll plaza from November onward. It was stated in a press release issued by the Senate ...

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  • TIslamabad-The State Minister for Communications Murad Saeed while chairing 32nd meeting of the National Highway Council (NHC), stressed upon the need of seeking new ways and means for generating more revenue for highway building schemes to ensure sustainable development in the country. In order to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The supreme policy-making body - National Highway Authority - is going to meet tomorrow to discuss a lengthy agenda with State Minister for Communication Murad Saeed in the chair.  The National Highway Council is an apex forum to lay down national policies and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Lahore-Multan Motorway (M-3) project has got lion’s share of Rs8.13 billion from a total release of Rs12.08 billion for the National Highway Authority (NHA). NHA has got its first release of Rs12.08b against its total allocated budget of Rs185.19b for financial year 2018-19 ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday disqualified Senator Sadia Abbasi, a sister of former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) over holding dual nationalities. A seven-member larger bench of the apex ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Mian Shehbaz Sharif was 8th Parliamentarian in the last decade produced in the Lower House on production orders but his arrival had uniqueness as he was the first opposition leader to attend the NA sitting in such manner. Sharif, who is in NAB custody for his alleged ...

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  • TIslamabad   -  The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is eyeing the Supreme Court to demolish non-compoundable covered area of 58 farmhouses owned mostly by the powerful individuals. In a judgment issued last month, the SC allowed regularization of farmhouses with 9,500sq ft of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   An on-ground inspection of a project for construction of additional carriageway between Jamshoro to Sehwan on Indus Highway (N-55) revealed that progress on the first two awarded packages is almost 50 percent lesser than the planned pace of work. The ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) has short-listed three top lawyers to challenge an Islamabad High Court (IHC) verdict in apex court that entirely scraped its two housing sectors F-14 and F-15. Sources informed that the executive board of the FGEHF has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The incumbent government has put the road infrastructure projects on backburner as there is no budget released for 46 schemes of the National Highway Authority under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP). According to latest update of PSDP releases as of 5th ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - State Minister for Communication Murad Saeed backtracked from his earlier decision to conduct a third party audit of five mega projects and assigned the task to the Auditor General of Pakistan instead of engaging the services of a fully independent private auditing firm. He had made a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Circles concerned inside National Highway Authority see an upcoming auction of 219 vehicles as a ‘cheap publicity stunt’ by the State Minister for Communication as according to them; the auction process is a routine matter. To substantiate their argument, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chairman National Highway Authority Jawad Rafique Malik on Monday revealed that the upcoming Pakistan-China Joint Cooperation Committee meeting would discuss the possibilities to make procurement process for CPEC projects more competitive, adding that the Pakistani side would try to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The newly-elected lower house of the Parliament has failed to elect members of its standing committees in the given timeframe as a deadline provided in the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in National Assembly expired on September 18. According to the rules, members of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Completion of Faisalabad-Khanewal portion of Faisalabad-Multan Motorway (M4) is most likely to face delay as almost half of development work is still pending on its Section-3 between Shorkot and Khanewal. The timely completion of the said motorway project is quite necessary because it ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chairman National Highway Authority Jawad Rafique Malik is optimistic that the incumbent government would continue all the ongoing road infrastructure development projects included in Public Sector Development Programme related to the multibillion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Highway Authority while replying to a query regarding toll tax exemption for lawyers on motorways clarified that as per the policy, there was no exemption for any specific vehicle or a group of road users on national highways and motorways.  Though, the lawyers already ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Around 13 non-operational toll plazas at different locations on national highways across the country are causing a revenue loss of over Rs350 million each year to the National Highway Authority. According to details available with The Nation, a total of thirteen toll plazas are ...

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  • Tislamabad - A land demarcation report submitted by the Survey of Pakistan in apex court on Tuesday has revealed that 49.475 acres of extra land other than the originally allotted 145 acres, is in possession of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and Guns and Country Club.  A process to physically ...

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  • TIslamabad - A move to engage a consultant for much-awaited revision of Capital’s master plan has been delayed due to change of government and the retirement of Member Planning and Design, Capital Development Authority (CDA). Following the CDA board’s decision to hire a consultant to ...

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  • TIslamabad-A move to engage a consultant for much-awaited revision of Capital’s master plan has been delayed due to change of government and the retirement of Member Planning and Design, Capital Development Authority (CDA). Following the CDA board’s decision to hire a consultant to ...

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  • TIslamabad-The Building Control Section (BCS) of Capital Development Authority (CDA) while ignoring the categorical directions of Member Planning is reluctant to refuse permission for the provision of Sui Gas connection to the Grand Ambassador Hotel.  Sources inside the civic body informed that ...

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  • TIslamabad-One of the core announcements made by the newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan to convert his official residence, the Prime Minister House into an advanced research university is not permissible under the existing master plan of the capital city.   Islamabad’s master plan ...

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  • TIslamabad  -  After postponement on Thursday, a meeting to resolve an ongoing tussle between Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) over distribution of assets will be held today (Friday). The meeting was earlier secluded on Thursday in the chair ...

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