The U.S. funded Kaur-Gomal-Tanai-Wana highway within the South Waziristan Company (SWA) was inaugurated right this moment in Tanai by the Chief of Military Employees Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, together with the authorities from FATA Secretariat and Frontier Works Group. The 105 kilometer highway is a part of the FATA Secretariat’s FATA Infrastructure Undertaking.
“The USA is proud to associate with the Authorities of Pakistan in rebuilding key roads and infrastructure within the FATA,” stated Karen Freeman, Performing Director of the U.S. Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) Mission in Pakistan. “We consider our joint efforts will carry commerce, jobs, commerce and long-term safety to this essential area of Pakistan.”
The highway connects to the U.S. funded 110 kilometers Tank-Makin highway, which was accomplished earlier this 12 months, at Kaur offering the populations of Murtaza Kot, Nilikatch, Gomal Zam, Tanai, Tiarza and Wana within the South Waziristan Company entry to Tank, D.I. Khan and different components of Pakistan.
USAID has contributed over US$260 million for roads and different key infrastructure tasks within the FATA.