Multan (April 14, 2018): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate Jalalpur Pirwala-Uch Sharif Section of Motorway today in a ceremony at Jalalpur Pirwala.
This 45km long Road is part of the Multan-Shujaabad- Jalalpur-Pirwala-Uch Sharif-Tranda Muhammad road.
According to details, the up-gradation and rehabilitation of this road situated in Southern Punjab will be helpful in minimising the traffic load on National Highway N-5.Completion of the project will facilitate the fast flow of traffic, enhancing economic activities in the region, according to the NHA officials who added that this will also benefit the travellers in terms of reducing their travelling expenses through less time and fuel consumption.
Apart from this, the project will generate employment opportunities thus reducing poverty. Easy access of local agricultural products to the market will be an added advantage.
According to a press release issued by the NHA on Friday, this area of Southern Punjab is the heart of the country that connects western, northern and southern regions of the country.Apart from its unique location this region is famous for producing cotton. Keeping in view the overall development of the region, NHA initiated a 142km Multan-Tranda Muhammad Panah road project, of which Jalalpur Pirwala-Uchsharif section will be inaugurated on April 14.
The road can be used by the traffic of Karachi to Lahore heading towards Peshawar, whereas the commercial traffic of Baluchistan heading towards Multan via Dera Ghazi Khan – Multan will also get benefit.Moreover, the development work of Karachi – Peshawar Motorway is also underway, due to which the motorway projects in southern Punjab region are also being completed.
The Motorway from Lahore to Abdul Hakeem is also completing at a fast pace. The Development of Multan – Sukkur Motorway is in progress. Similarly, Faisalabad – Multan motorway is also under construction. Later, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will visit under construction Hakla-DI Khan Motorway.