Peshawar: PM to inaugurate Peshawar BRT today

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PM to inaugurate Peshawar BRT

Peshawar: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project today.

Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmmod Khan will accompany the premier for the inauguration.

According to details, Peshawar BRT, which has faced several delays, was launched by PTI government during its previous term in the province.

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Reportedly, cost of the project started in October 2017 was evaluated at Rs49 billion with a timeline of 6 months, however, the cost has escalated to over Rs70 billion.

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has also ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to conduct investigation of the BRT project but the provincial government challenged the verdict in Supreme Court of Pakistan.

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