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CM aide for early completion of BRT parking facility

By Bureau report
December 02, 2023

PESHAWAR: Caretaker Special Assistant on Transport and Housing Zafarullah Khan Omarzai on Thursday visited the Mall of Dabgari Depot of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and directed the consultant and contractors to expedite the construction work.

A handout said the consultant of the project gave a brief presentation to the special assistant on the construction work of basement 1 and 2. He said that both the basement had the capacity of 440 vehicles for parking.

Buses are seen parked at a terminal of Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)on August 5, 2020. — AFP/File
Buses are seen parked at a terminal of Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)on August 5, 2020. — AFP/File

 “There are five elevators and eight escalators of which five are properly working. Almost 80 percent work on fire-fighting pipe installation and alarm system have been completed while 90 percent work on water supply pipe has also been done,” he said.

For electric supply both the basement required a transformer of 440 KV.The special assistant directed the consultant and contractors to expedite construction work on both the basement and complete them as soon as possible.He assured that the government would release funds for the completion of both basements.