(Gilgit) The chief secretary Gilgit-Baltistan, Mr. Sikandar Sultan Raja has approved the extension of the Ghizer road. Tenders of the project will be announced in the last week of December 2014. The Gilgit-Baltistan government has allocated PKR 20 crore for the project.
Mr. Raja said that the road will be extended to 16ft from Biyarchi where the jurisdiction of Ghizer starts to Damas which is the tehsil head quarter of Gakuch city. The dangerous turn which results in accidents at Damas will also be widened to overcome such accidents added the chief secretary.
The feasibility of the project was provided by the B&R division of the Gilgit-Baltistan government which has now been approved by the chief secretary.