Government To Allocate Rs. 5.35 Billion To Build Road Infrastructure
The Punjab government has allocated almost Rs.5.35 billion to build roads that link the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad with the tourism expressway. The 123- kilometer-long tourism expressway is being built from Rawat to the Lower Topa Murree and it also further extends to Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The budget that is allocated by the Punjab government is around Rs.5.35 billion which will include the construction, paving, and carpeting of five vital roads that will connect the tourism expressway with the Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Moreover, the provincial government has allocated Rs. 1 billion to link Karot Dam with Jewra Kahuta. Similarly, for the remodeling, carpeting, and repairing of the Lehtrar road from Rawalpindi, over Rs.1 Billion will be allocated and the road will expand to Kotli Sattian.