ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary body on Thursday expressed reservations over the raised expenses of different National Highway Authority (NHA) tasks
The Us Senate Standing Committee on Communications, which fulfilled at Parliament Residence with its chairman Legislator Royal prince Omar Ahmadzai in the chair, claimed NHA needs to have a 25-year vision for roadway master planning.
Senator Saifullah Abro, a member of the committee, expressed reservations over the added expenses of numerous tasks, specifically the Larkana-Nodero-Lakhi roadway section. He also expressed stress over the poor condition of various roadways completed by the NHA. After these worries, the chairman, in consultation with participants of the committee, made up a subcommittee under the convenership of Senator Saifullah Abro to examine the ongoing and also completed tasks of the NHA. Senator Shamim Afridi and also Senator Kamil Ali Agha would certainly also become part of the board.
Earlier, senior officials of the NHA oriented the board on the annual maintenance plans of the Indus Highway from Mianwali to Och Sharif, Petaro-Sehwan, Ft Monroe to Ghazi Ghat Bridge and also Dera Ghazi Khan bypass.
Subcommittee developed to assess continuous as well as completed road jobs.
Assistant Communications Zafar Hasan said there were issues in the system and they required to be settled immediately. He said the ministry was working for improvement and reorganisation of the NHA. He told the committee that his workplace was computerising the procedure system through satellite images, which would certainly be upgraded on a quarterly basis. The computerised system would help identify locations where advancements were happening.
Dr Kaleem Imam, Assessor General of National Freeways and also Motorways Cops (NHMP), informed the committee on all the recruitments made on the quota of minorities. He claimed the allocation for the recruitment of non-Muslim police officers and officials was 4.8 per cent, which would certainly be raised to 5 percent. Presently, 309 non-Muslim policemans and staff are operating in the NHMP, he said. The chairman of the board sought information of the policemans and other staff working in the NHMP from Balochistan. He said youth of Balochistan must also be provided concern in the upcoming recruitments in the NHMP.
The NHMP chief informed the board that it would certainly quickly introduce 1,600 blog posts. Previous Fata as well as Balochistan would be provided three per cent and also 7 percent quotas, specifically. He said an unique package for the young people of Balochistan had additionally been revealed. He claimed information of the upcoming recruitment process would be shown to the committee at the next conference.
The board was also provided details concerning the officers/personnel working with deputation basis in the NHMP. A total amount of 1, 545 officers/personnel are presently dealing with deputation in the NHMP.