Islamabad: According to news reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan broke ground on the 128-kilometer Lilla-Jhelum dual highway project on Tuesday (November 16), which is aimed at improving the country’s road infrastructure.
While speaking at the occasion, Prime Minister Khan remarked that the current government is building low-cost roads and highways to improve Pakistan’s road infrastructure. He also stated that three dams are currently under construction and that ten other dams will be built in the next ten years. The premier went on to state that the government is working to improve green spaces across the country in order to lessen the detrimental effects of climate change.
During his remarks, Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar stated that the four-lane Lilla-Jhelum route will connect the G.T. Road to the Motorway and is expected to be completed in 30 months. This road project will connect the Mandi Bahauddin, Mir Pur, Khushab, and Gujrat regions, according to reports. The construction of the Lilla-Jhelum Road will aid in the promotion of tourism in the region, the creation of jobs, the facilitation of commuters, and the strengthening of economic development.