Swat Motorway final inauguration announced, PM Khan to grace the ceremony
PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Communication and Works Minister Akbar Ayub Khan said Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to inaugurate Swat motorway on 25th of next month.
Radio Pakistan reported that the work on the construction of 81 kilometre-long Swat Motorway would be completed by May at a cost of Rs34 billion.
The provincial minister said that the motorway has been linked with Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway at Karnal Sher Khan Interchange near Swabi.
“The Swat motorway will boost tourism, trade and economic activities in Malakand and Mardan divisions,” he added.
Last month, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan had said that extension of Swat Motorway would bring economic revolution in the province.
The CM said that it would promote tourism and industry, besides creating new job opportunities in the province.
The Swat motorway would be extended from Chakdara to Mingora to facilitate the masses, sources said.