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PAK PM inaugurates Sukkur-Multan highway

ANI  |  Sukkur 

Prime Minister has performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the 393 kilometer-long Sukkur to Multan highway.

The project is a part of the Peshawar-Motorway and falls under the China-Economic Corridor (CPEC). It will be completed with financial assistance from China, reports Dawn.

The six-lane motorway passing through Multan-Jalalpur Peerwala Ahmed Pur East, Ubaro and Pano Aqil will terminate at Sukkur.

A total of 54 bridges will be constructed, including one major bridge on the river Sutlej. The construction of 12 service areas, 10 rest areas, 11 interchanges, 10 Flyovers and 426 underpasses is also included in this project.

This motorway will provide high speed transportation between and Punjab.

First Published: Fri, May 06 2016. 15:34 IST