PM to break ground for construction of 128 km Lilla-Jhelum dual carriageway today

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PM to break ground for construction of 128 km Lilla-Jhelum dual carriageway today

ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan will break ground for the construction of 128 kilometers Lilla-Jhelum road at a ceremony to be held here on Tuesday.

The Lilla-Jhelum dual carriage way, to be completed in 30 months at a cost of Rs.16 billion, will connect Khushab, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat and Mir Pur regions.

The construction of Lilla-Jhelum road will also help promote tourism in the area, boost farm to market supply of agricultural produce, enhance employment opportunities and strengthen economic development.

Besides Prime Minister Imran Khan, the ground-breaking ceremony will also be addressed by Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdarand Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain.