ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday inaugurated the newly constructed Bhara Kahu Bypass Project which will facilitate people of Murree, Galyat and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The Bhara Kahu Bypass Project includes 5.4-kilometer-long bypass and 1,350 meters long overhead bridge.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated Barakahu Bypass in Islamabad, today. pic.twitter.com/agJTFDddIp
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In his address at the Inaugural Ceremony held in Islamabad, the prime minister said that the project would facilitate commuters and tourists travelling from Rawalpindi Islamabad to Murree, Azad Kashmir and other hilly areas.
The prime minister said the Bhara Kahu Bypass Project, which has been completed in a very short span of only nine-month time at a cost of Rs 6 billion, would also provide easy access to people who travel on daily basis between Murree and Islamabad and also resolve traffic jam issue at Bhara Kahu.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif addressing the inaugural ceremony of Bara Kahu Bypass, Islamabad.https://t.co/NREAnTS6t9
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Shahbaz Sharif stressed on the need of collaboration among all the stakeholders and state institutions for development and prosperity of the Country.
In his remarks, the Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Noor Ul Amin Mengal said that the authority has completed over Rs 100 billion project in Islamabad in the last 14 months. He said that over 70,000 saplings have also been planted in the Capital City.
The Chairman CDA said that development projects worth Rs 20 billion are underway in Islamabad and its adjacent areas.