ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the recently completed 24 kiometer Attabad Realignment project on Monday (September 14, 2015).
Karakoram Highway known as the Friendship Highway in China is completed at a cost of $275 million. The Attabad Karakoram Highway Realignment Project will be inaugurated at Attabad in Hunza on Moday (September 14, 2915) by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Five tunnels accumulative length of 7.12 kilometers, 16 kilometers road and two new bridges of 1 kilometer long were constructed. The project will assist will boost the trade between Pakistan and China and will address the problems of business community as well.
Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Chaudhary Barjees Tahir, Special Assistant to the PM Tariq Fatemi, Dr. Asif Kirmani and other provincial and federal officials will attend the inauguration ceremony.
The work was contracted out to the China Road & Bridge Corporation (CRBC)