Project Profile

Construction of Lahore Sialkot Motorway on BOT basis
Project Information
Project name
Construction of Lahore Sialkot Motorway on BOT basis
Implementing Agency
National Highway Authority(NHA)
Project scope
Construction of 90 long Lahore Sialkot Motorway on BOT basis
Project Cost
PKR 43.8 billion
Project cost financing mix
 PKR 12.6 billion from debt
 PKR 6.8 billion
 PKR 1.4 billion from toll during construction, and
 PKR 18 billion and PKR 5 billion from GoP contribution and GoP loan respectively
Project time-line
 Financial close period 6 months
 Construction period 2.5 years
 Operations 22 years(including 8 years debt repayment period)
Expected Financial benefit to Gov.
GoP taxes PKR 28.65 billion
Project status
In operations phase
The Project envisaged construction of green-field 90 km long 4-lane access controlled motorway connecting Lahore and Sialkot cities on BOT basis at a cost of US$ 438 million. Private party was required to finance construction of the Project from its own resources, operate the Project for a defined concession period and transfer the Project back to NHA at no cost at the end of concession period. The Project’s concession period is 25 years (including 2 years construction and 6 months financial close period). The Project was awarded in February 2016 and currently it is nearing completion of construction phase
Team Leader Projects
Phone: +92 51 921 1983-5
Public Private Partnership Authority (P3A)
5th Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex, Agha Khan Road, F-5/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone: +92 51 921 1983-5