KHANEWAL: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said a state of the art communication infrastructure was being built across the country to ensure development and promote national cohesion and harmony.
“The projects of motorways are being completed with full transparency,” he said while inaugurating Khanewal-Multan section of motorway in Khanewal.
He said development of these projects will ensure fast track development of the country and ensure safe and fast journey for commuters.
He said a state of the art airport will be built in Gwadar besides the development of deep sea port there.
Nawaz Sharif said the nation will also soon reap the benefits of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project.
The prime minister said besides motorways and metro bus projects, the government has also launched several projects to overcome the energy crisis in the country. He vowed to end the power outages in the next two and a half years.
He said the government is also making arrangements to ensure provision of clean drinking water in rural and urban areas. He said budget of billions of rupees will be allocated to small and big cities in the near future in order to ensure better facilities there.
Nawaz Sharif said the government had also taken the problem of terrorism head on and expressed the resolve to eliminate it at all costs. Later, the Prime Minister also drove through M-4. Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Khanewal-Multan section of motorway in Khanewal.
On the occasion, the prime minister accompanied by Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana was briefed about the fifty-six kilometer long four lane M-4 project.
Salient features of Khanewal-Multan section
The 56km-long section includes four interchanges, seventeen bridges and twenty-eight subways. It has been completed at a cost of about thirteen billion rupees.
The M-4 section will contribute towards the economy in terms of surge in employment and business opportunities.
This motorway is a part of Karachi-Lahore motorway, which additionally provides linkage of Multan city with the motorways.