Grand Khushal Garh bridge inaugurated
ISLAMABAD/KOHAT—State Minister for Economic Diplomacy, Hungary Levente Magyar along with other senior officials inaugurated Khushal Garh bridge that has been completed as a result of joint collaboration between MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co and Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) with NHA (Government of Pakistan). A delegate of MOL Group headed by COO Dr Berislav Gaso along with other officials were present to witness the grand inauguration.
The two-way new bridge connects KP with Punjab over the river Indus near small village Khushal garh. It is 373-metre long bridge, can carry loads over 200 metric tonnes and can serve all kinds of heavy and light traffic. Around 5,000 vehicles are expected to use this bridge daily. This replaces the old Khushal Garh bridge that was more than a hundred years old, had over lived its normal life and was actually designed for a very limited road traffic flows. It’s a typical design with 90 degree approaches was a major limiting factor with respect to the allowable size and number of bowzers which could pass through it.
Levente Magyar while speaking at the occasion said, “I am impressed with the KG Bridge and multifaceted purposes it serves. MOL has done a commendable job in coming forward to assist this project.” Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Berislav Gaso said that MOL is proud of its contributions for this bridge that facilitates people-to-people contact, generates business activities and helps in an uninterrupted flow of logistics. Accompanying Dr Berislav, Jozsef Simola, CFO MOL Group said it was a project worth financing as it brings numerous advantages to the people of Pakistan.—PR
KOHAT: State Minister for Economic Diplomacy, Hungary Levente Magyar along with other senior officials of MOL Pakistan inaugurating Khushal Garh Bridge, a joint venture between MOL and OGDCL with NHA.