ISLAMABAD—Minister for Communications Dr. Arbab Alamgir Khan on Tuesday directed National Highway Authority (NHA) to accelerate the pace of work on NHA housing project so that its benefits could instantly be transferred to the employees.

He issued these instructions during a presentation in the Ministry where Chairman NHA Altaf Ahmed Ch. gave the Minister a detailed briefing about various aspects of the project.

The Minister was informed that Rs. 1.7 billion housing project was launched in 2004 and was meant to be completed in 2006. The project, however, got delayed owing to various land acquisition related issues.

The Minister was told that land acquisition process had been duly completed and efforts were being made for an early development of the project.

Sorce: Daily News