MULTAN: Work on Multan-Shujaabad Section of Multan-Sukkur Motorway M-5 has been completed and is being opened for traffic today.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is expected to inaugurate it in tehsil Shujaabad district Multan.
Senior NHA officials told our Multan representative that 394 kilometers long Multan Sukkur motorway is being completed at cost of 294 billion rupees under CPEC and is part of 1156 kilometers long mega project of Karachi- Lahore motorway.
Work on the Motorway was started in 2016 and is scheduled to complete by 2019. It is a 6-lane access controlled facility, taking off from Sukkur and terminating at Multan, after passing through several major cities including Ghotki, Rahim Yar Khan, Sadiqabad and Bahawalpur.