The Motorway Lahore-Multan will be completed on April 2018
The Lahore Multan motorway will be open for public in April next year, announced Federal Minister for Communications Hafiz Abdul Karim on Thursday. This project Lahore Multan motorway will help you travel easily out of danger.
The minister said that in 2013, the total length of motorways was 580 kilometres which will be extended 2400 kilometres. He said that this project will be inaugurated in the first week of April, about four months prior to the completion time. He appreciated the efforts of engineers, NHA officers and Chinese engineers working on the project.
The federal secretary said that the travelling distance between Lahore and Multan was five hours which will be reduced to three hours after completion of the project. He also said that work was in progress at the Lahore-Sialkot motorway and the project will also be completed by August 2018. He said that the eastern bypass from Kala Shah Kaku will be opened well before the completion of the Lahoer Multan motorway.
The minster, while visiting the motorway to review the pace and standard of work, said, “We are bringing a special policy under which the contractors will be fined if they fail to complete their projects in-time.”
The minister remarked that the progress of project was satisfactory and will be inaugurated in first week of April, which is 4 month earlier than its completion time of August 2018.
The secretary told that the travelling distance was five hours which will be reduced after completion to three hours.
He told that a fast paced work is also in progress at Lahore- Sialkot motorway and this will also be completed till August 2018, and for the benefit of the public the eastern bypass from Kalasha Kaku will also be opened well before the completion of motorway.
He said that presently total 13 motorway projects are underway out of which, three already have been completed whereas nine are in different phases of construction.