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ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved four road infrastructure projects in Punjab worth Rs 13,000 crore at a meeting in Islamabad.

In a tweet on Monday, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said the road projects include Kamalia-Shorkot-Chowk Azam-Layyah; Hasilpur-Bahawalnagar; Vehari-Pakpattan-Debalpur and Shorkot-Jhang.

The meeting approved K-4 project based on new design at a cost of one hundred and twenty-six billion rupees. He said twenty-six crore gallons of water will reach Karachi by October next year. He said the federal government has fulfilled yet another promise under Karachi s Transformation Plan.

ECNEC has also approved a clean water and sanitation project worth Rs 96 billion for rural areas in 16 tehsils in South Punjab.

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