Commissioner: Section 4 was used to get land for the Leh Expressway. It was Thursday, December 16, and Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah, the Commissioner of the Rawalpindi Division, used Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act to get land for a new highway in Pakistan. For this, 4,708 Kanal and 8 Marla would be reached.
Starting today, the land for the Leh Expressway project will be marked.
At least 16 Mouzas of land will be taken up next to the project’s route, 16.5 km long. The government has set aside PKR 24 billion to buy land for the project. The department will give landowners No Objection Certificates (NOCs) and pay them based on the market value of their land after Sector 4 is implemented.
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People who work for the CDWP can read more about their work on the Rawalpindi Ring Road and the Leh Expressway here:
People on the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council are expected to give the Leh Expressway project the go-ahead for final approval. It costs about PKR 100 billion to build (ECNEC). The project has been put off for 15 years now. Due to the postponement, the project’s cost has gone up.
Because of this, the government has decided to build the project Public-Private Partnership (3P) model.
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